What is a "threading" cock? and ive noticed red spots on his legs..

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  1. bops

    bops Out Of The Brooder

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    Ive noticed red spots on his leg. Very small dots. Thanks:)
     
  2. bops

    bops Out Of The Brooder

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    Never asked the question haha
    Is it normal? What should i do? Thanks
     
  3. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    Are the red dots moving?
    Could be red mite.
     
  4. bops

    bops Out Of The Brooder

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    No, i think its a rash of some sort
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Not sure what the term 'threading' means....found this tho, maybe means 'mating' or 'breeding'?

    http://www.irishfowl.com/talk/topic-10142.html?c=2

    Is it Irish slang?

    The red on the legs....can you post a pic?
    I've been reading about scaly leg mite and that after the mites are gone some birds have red streaks on their legs.
     

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