how would i pull feathers off my rooster's toe

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by teresa42299, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. teresa42299

    teresa42299 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just recently got a porcelain rooster whose toe is red from the feathers on his feet. the feathers are torn up. some are also broken and sticking out. they are making his toe red. should I pull them and how?
     
  2. teresa42299

    teresa42299 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also seen little bugs running around near his tail. im thinking their mites but he's been in the house since we got him.
     
  3. Cknldy

    Cknldy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give him a dusting bin for the mites/lice. Potting soil or dirt mixed with DE or Sevin dust and some wood ashes is really good. I have cat litter pans in each coop filled with wood ashes. They dust in that and some still scratch out a dry dirt place to dust in:) Sorry, I can't help about the foot feathers but I'd like to know too since I have a couple of booted breeds too.
     

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