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Is this leg mites?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SoManyHats, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. SoManyHats

    SoManyHats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been keeping an eye on this for a couple weeks, but I don't want to delay treatment any longer if it is mites.

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    To me it looks like an injury, but it would not hurt to start coating that area with Vaseline or Bag Balm as a precautionary measure.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Doesn't look like mites to me, more like normal coloration, dirt, or a possible injury. If you want, though, coat the area with vaseline or oil to smother any existing mites.
     
  4. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it does look like leg mites. The area is raised and not flat and crack looking.
     
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2014

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