Couple of my chickens seem to have scaley leg mites. Whatever research I did, I find that oil of some sort or something like petroleum jelly will take care of the problem. Also, you need to do this every day for about two weeks. Problem is, by the time I get home from work it's so dark I can't see what I'm doing outside with the birds. What do the rest of you find to be the best way to get rid of the scaley leg mite? Or is this the most effective way? Maybe I need to just set up some sort of a light outside so I can see enough to dip their feet in oil. I have been using vegetable oil. It seems to be working. I think I'm just not doing it often enough, that's why it's not going away as fast as I was hoping. Any better ideas or should I just keep doing what I'm doing?