substitute for bag balm

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by farmerbrowne, May 31, 2016.

  1. farmerbrowne

    farmerbrowne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Howdy all
    I know I have read bag balm is handy for scaly legs but I cannot find any in my town. what can I use as a substitute? what about okeefes working hands for example???
  2. munchkinmommy

    munchkinmommy New Egg

    May 31, 2016

    I use bag balm a lot for chicken's combs in the winter to keep out frostbite. When I don't have any of that, Vaseline is a great substitute. I am sure it will work for leg mites, if that is your problem, since the bag balm or Vaseline is mainly just to suffocate the bugs and keep them off the chicken. As for O'Keeffe working hands, I have never heard of that so I tell you if it works!

    Hope this helps!

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