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Is this anything to worry about?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by meriruka, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. meriruka

    meriruka Songster

    Oct 18, 2007
    One of my girls has red legs, it looks like the scales are coming off. She's moulting and moving slowly but eating,drinking and pooping Ok. She's not laying (which I think is because of the moulting). She is 2 years old, a red sex-link. This is my first experience with moulting, is it ok that she's so lethargic? Here's the picture of her leg, there's nothing in the coop that could be scraping her. Has anyone ever seen this before?
  2. CUDA

    CUDA Songster

    Mar 4, 2008
    Those legs look normal to me.
  3. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    Mine girls legs look like that too...sometimes it's more noticable. It surprised me the first time I saw it.
  4. ChickadeeLover

    ChickadeeLover In the Brooder

    Apr 7, 2008
    Looks fine to me keep an eye on her though!
  5. meriruka

    meriruka Songster

    Oct 18, 2007
    Well, that's a relief. The 3 one year olds have scales all around their legs and they not red.(They are the same breed. Maybe it's an age thing. Thanks everyone!

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