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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tammyk222, Jan 31, 2015.

  1. tammyk222

    tammyk222 Out Of The Brooder

    Hi there, our neighbours just gave us their chickens as tbey are going away for a long time, bit they have something going on with tbeir legs, i have a quarantine area i will put them in for a month first, but being new to owning chickens i have no idea what is wrong with tbeir legs? Os it safe? Will our oyjer chickens get it? Any info is appreciated. Tha.ks in advanve.[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    They have a serious, long term infestation of scaly leg mites. Do an on site search for effective treatment. Yes, your birds can become infected if these birds are left untreated.
     
  3. tammyk222

    tammyk222 Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks so much. I shall.look into that
     

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