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Scaley Feet

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by apalmer1119, Jun 23, 2013.

  1. apalmer1119

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    My chicken has scaley feet not smooth like the rest. Is this a bad foot problem and is there anything I can do to fix it?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Do an on - site search for 'Scaly Leg Mites'. Your chicken may very well be infected with these mites.
     
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    If it is Scale Mites are there all natural ways to treat them?
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    "Back in the day" we used old crankcase oil to coat the legs with some degree of success. Vaseline, Bag Balm, mineral oil, etc. may lessen the situation, but probably will not effect a complete cure.
     

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