Scaly Leg Mite Treatments
Give Scaly Leg Mite the boot to keep your Chickens' feet Smooth and Sassy
Scaly leg mite is a fairly common problem that affects chickens. A parasitic mite burrows under the scales on the legs and feet of the birds, creating a lumpy, irritating growth on their legs. It causes them discomfort, pain, and infection if left untreated.
Below you can find several topical treatments, such as soothing sprays and ointments, which smother the mites and suffocate them. It can take several weeks of continued treatments before all signs of Scaly Leg Mite have disappeared. It is also crucial to prevent recurrence by regularly cleaning and disinfecting the coop and their run can help to keep the mites at bay.