Leg Scales

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hairco, Dec 8, 2013.

  1. hairco

    hairco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of all my chickens my Batams is the only ones that has legs scales.Why?
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I always thought all chickens had scales on their legs. Do you mean that the scales are raised, which could be a sign of scaly leg mites? Those can be treated by lathering the legs with Vaseline or oil.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    X2.

    Mineral oil or vegetable oil work well for scaly leg mites.
     

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