whats this?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rlloyd, Sep 27, 2016.

  1. rlloyd

    rlloyd New Egg

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    I found the picture but no info on it.

    My cockeral has this on both his feet, the other birds don't have..............HELP PLEASE
     
  2. MrsBrooke

    MrsBrooke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC.

    I've seen rooster's legs get super red when they get excited.

    It could be scaly leg mites, but I doubt it.

    MrsB
     
  3. rlloyd

    rlloyd New Egg

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    It looks more like this, but more fresh red spots, around the legs, it looks painful

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  4. MrsBrooke

    MrsBrooke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is he still eating, drinking, and otherwise acting normal?

    Red legs can be caused entirely by hormones. Could you post a pic of the bird in question?

    Mites cause lifting of the leg scales, and you could see a crusty buildup around them.

    MrsB
     
  5. rlloyd

    rlloyd New Egg

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    He is eating and acting normal.
    I'll get a pic today of him, thats if he will let me catch him

    It does not look like scaly leg mites, I know what that looks like
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Looks like some kind of allergic reaction.
     

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