loss of leg scales

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by soccerguy17, Nov 11, 2007.

  1. soccerguy17

    soccerguy17 Out Of The Brooder

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    i recently bought some bantams and one of them has no leg scales accept for on her toes? the pic is kind of blury but you can make out the dark color of the scales on her toes and the light gray of the skin on here legs.[​IMG]
     
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Scaley leg mites?
     
  3. TxChiknRanchers

    TxChiknRanchers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like maybe mites. Do search on mites and there will be remedies there and some descriptions.

    Have not had THAT problem yet.

    good luck

    oh. just a thought, if it does not continue up the leg or on the other leg it might be some sort of abrasion or something.
     
  4. soccerguy17

    soccerguy17 Out Of The Brooder

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    i didnt know that scaly leg mites caused lose of scales. when i picked up these bantams i got 3 hens and a roo and i thought only the roo has scaley leg mites so i guess ill add her to my vaseline treatments.
     
  5. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

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