trying to identify what's going on with this sweet girl

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fvc24, Mar 27, 2015.

  1. fvc24

    fvc24 New Egg

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    Hello all I recently acquired this chicken and am trying to figure out what's going on with her. She has a lot of missing feathers she had a ton of mites her legs are both swollen she has a knot on her jaw and she has a black spot on her leg.her apitite is good she has no spots in her mouth and poos look normal. No idea how old she is or any history on her. I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction. Thank you in advance :) posted a few pics of her issues
     
    Last edited: Mar 27, 2015
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Pictures of her problems will help. Leg mites are treated with taking an old toothbrush and warm soapy water, and gently scrubbing the legs once a week. Then dry them, and apply castor oil, vegetable oil, or vaseline to the legs and feet rubbing the oil under the scales. After a few weeks the new scales will start to grow.
     
  3. fvc24

    fvc24 New Egg

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    I posted pics but don't know where they went :-/ I will try to post them again. she didn't have leg scale mites she was infested with I believe red mites but took care of that already :)
     

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