what's wrong with my feet?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by birdsss, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. birdsss

    birdsss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi my name is magic. im a 2.5 year old polish hen. my feet look like they hurt, although i still walk fine. they've got progressively worse over the last six or so months. what's wrong with them and how should it be treated? thanks

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  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Magic has a severe case of scaly leg mites. Purchase Nu-Stock at your feed store and slather on her feet and legs.
     
  3. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like scaly leg mite. you can try coating their feet with petroleum jelly or vegetable oil each day to suffocate the mites. Ive also heard that ivermectin can be used to treat scaly leg mites, you might want to look into that.
    Good like, hope she feels better :)
     
  4. Megan Amber

    Megan Amber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That actually looks a lot like scaly leg mites! If you have any diatomaceous earth I would dust her in it and that should clear the problem right up. Dust her coop with it too.
     
  5. birdsss

    birdsss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you [​IMG]
     

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