swollen scaly ankles

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by duckidaho, Nov 29, 2009.

  1. duckidaho

    duckidaho Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3 of 25 hens with swollen, scaly ankles. I'll take some pictures today. Any thoughts?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Might be scaly leg mites.

    Slather those feet in vaseline.

    I've even sprayed the feet and legs down with PAM successfully in a pinch.

    Dust them with seven.

    Spray their roosts and crevices where the roosts hook to the coop.

    Some folks also give invermectin... I DON'T.
     

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