Scaly feet

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by vickgater15, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. vickgater15

    vickgater15 New Egg

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    Help My chicken has terribly scaly feet and can't walk
     
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  2. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    It sounds like it could be scaly leg mites. Could you post a picture? To treat scaly leg mites, dip the feet in mineral oil or vegetable oil once a day for a week or so. You can put petroleum jelly on the legs, too. If you want, you can use a toothbrush and gently scrub at the scales on the leg, to help remove any crustiness or dead scales.
     
  4. vickgater15

    vickgater15 New Egg

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  5. vickgater15

    vickgater15 New Egg

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    Thank you, I've just bathed her feet and separated her so she doesn't get pestered by the others are they catching to humans?
     
  6. gretta120

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    no
     

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