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Scales and bumblefoot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bigbird, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. bigbird

    bigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    I need a concert plan for my rooster. He has both bumblefoot and scaley leg mites. Would someone please give me direction on how to handle these two problems? I don't want to overwhelm him, so I don't know where to begin. Please someone, set me up with a plan. Thank you.
     
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Start soaking his feet in warm epsom salt water once a day and work on removing the bumbles gently and apply clear iodine after each treatment... keep him in a clean isolated area...

    For the scaley leg mites, simply apply a thick layer of Vaseline down the shanks and toes... reapply as necessary to keep it well coated... that will suffocate the mites and they will die off...
     
  3. bigbird

    bigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you
     

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