loss of feathers on feet

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tpatchin2, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. tpatchin2

    tpatchin2 In the Brooder

    Jul 10, 2011
    When i went out to feed this morning one of my silkies were missing feathers on her feet and there was a little blood, what should I do ?
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    You can put some Blue kote to keep the other chickens picking the bloody spots.

    Also, check for scaley mites (do a BYC search, too) and see if that looks like what is going on.

    It may be just an accident, and nothing to worry about. My silkies are not the brightest brids on the block, and someone is always losing a toenail or something to silkie stupidity.

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