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?Scaly Leg Mites?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by The Wolf Queen, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Albuquerque, NM
    I was looking at my mottled Japanese hen yesterday and I realized that her legs are really swollen looking and flaky & scaly though she isnt having any trouble moving around. Ive heard that this is what Scaly Leg looks like. Is that what she has and if so how do I treat it? Thanks in advance!
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Treat the legs with petroleum jelly and roosts with oil. Keep the legs gooped up for a couple weeks to make sure you get all the bugs. That should resolve the problem. You may need to do all your birds' legs to make sure they haven't picked them up, as well.

    Good luck.
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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  4. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Albuquerque, NM
    Thanks guys [​IMG]
     

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