is this scaly leg mites?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Shahans, Feb 17, 2015.

  1. Shahans

    Shahans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2013
    Winchester, VA
    Serama and bantam polish both having issues. Serama was harder to get a picture of but is worse than the Polish.



  2. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 5, 2013
    If you suspect leg mites you cold coat the legs in vaseline or bag balm to try and choke them out. I would treat the birds themselves for mites as well. Look deep into their feathers near the shaft. If they do have mites I would spray or dust with permethrin or dust with sevin. Some people swear by DE, but I have never personally had luck with it.

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