Symptoms of Scaly Leg Mite
Scaly leg mite is the third most common parasite to plague chickens. The mites attack the leg scales of the bird by burrowing underneath the scales and laying eggs. This causes the leg scales to swell significantly enough which causes discomfort and irritation to the bird. The general condition of the leg scales will deteriorate immensely which will cause them to become dry and sore. Scaly leg mite is highly contagious and common with birds kept on bare earth, damp ground or in dry litter runs. Without fast intervention scaly leg can eventually make the bird lame and spread it to all the birds in your coup. Smite Organic Scaly Leg Spray offers an effective, easy to use solution which can be applied directly to the bird’s legs.
How does it Work?
Smite Organic Scaly Leg Spray covers the epidermis of the bird’s skin with a protective film, which cuts off the oxygen supply to the mites. This gives immediate effect and residual activity for up to 4 weeks. The spray also contains active conditioners that help promote the regeneration of the skin