Jumbo the rooster is limping

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jumbo the rooster, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. Jumbo the rooster

    Jumbo the rooster Hatching

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    Mature chickens and one rooster, got them recently, but rooster limping from leg that has a very long spur, half way up his feet is red, don’t know what it is, that’s how I got him.
     

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  2. A.M. Eggs

    A.M. Eggs Songster

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    Looks like mites and that spur needs to be trimmed.
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Enabler

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    I agree it is scaly leg mites. Use some Crisco shortening, vaseline, coconut oil, castor, or other oil to to rub into his scales once a week to smother the leg mites. He looks to have some wounds maybe from pecking on his knees, and you can use neosporin ointment or similar on them.
     

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