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Mount Quail Leg Problems!!!!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Pheasant, Mar 6, 2016.

  1. Pheasant

    Pheasant Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 23, 2012
    I noticed that one of my male mountain quail has began to grown these calluses on its legs!! Can anyone please help me with this!!

  2. Twoandhelp

    Twoandhelp Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2015
    Goodness. Um.... Do they seem to give him pain? I don't know a whole lot but maybe corona (the cream, not the beer)? Does he get all the nutrients he needs? And not too much? Sorry I can't be more help, that's crazy looking.
  3. DK newbie

    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2015
    Could be some kind of mites? Don't know much about what might attack quail, but you could always try DE or ivermectin or something else that'll kill mites. I kind of think it looks a bit like some kind of fungal infection too, though. So you might want to try some kind of fungicide.
  4. UncleFrank

    UncleFrank Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 22, 2014
    Google search "scaly leg mites treatment"
    Same as with chickens. Start treatment.
    Start putting a mite preventive like "viper dust" in their dust baths to prevent mites.
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