Scaley leg mite?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by emmarouth17, Jan 18, 2017.

  1. emmarouth17

    emmarouth17 Out Of The Brooder

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    My Orpington's feet were lovely in the the summer. but now they have gone grey , scabby and they've started to bleed I think it could be scaley leg mite but she's the only won in my flock with it I'll try and send some PiCs in later. do you think its most likely to me scaley leg mite?
     
  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably.Pics would help.
     
  3. emmarouth17

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    [​IMG] hopefully this will help. its not the best PiC, but please let me know what you think x
     
  4. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cant see it that well.But from what i can see it looks like scaly leg mites.
     
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  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    A clearer photo would help, but it looks like a relatively mild case of scaly leg mites to me. I would coat her legs with vaseline or another oil/oily substance to smother the mites. Cleaning out the coop thoroughly and dusting any roosts or crevices with Sevin dust or poultry dust would help kill any mites in the environment, too.
     
  6. emmarouth17

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    I've notices she's had this for about 2 weeks but all of my other chickens feet are fine is that normal? Thankyou for the advise! X
     
  7. emmarouth17

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    Thankyou I'm sory about the photo my cameras really bad! She the only one in my flock with bad feet is that normal? X
     

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