Scaly Leg Mites in Chickens

The pros of raising backyard chickens far outweigh the cons in my opinion! However, at some point, you’ll likely deal with an issue that is less than fun Like a sick or injured chicken, a predator attack or icky things like lice or mites While I’ve never had scaly leg mites in any of my chickens (whew!), it can be a problem in your flock

Why Is My Chicken Limping?

I think we can all agree that our chickens are very valuable to us Whether they are simply a way for you to get fresh eggs, or if they’ve become like family as in our case, chickens are an investment With that said, we do everything we can to ensure the health and safety of our flock

Chickens are actually fairly fragile and while they don’t take a lot of extra care,