scaly leg


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scaly leg

[′skā·lē ‚leg]
(veterinary medicine)
A highly contagious disease of poultry caused by the sarcoptid mite Knemidokoptes mutans.
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Fanny walked in, taking her sister with her; and they went up- stairs with powder going before and powder stopping behind, and were left in a spacious semicircular drawing-room, one of several drawing-rooms, where there was a parrot on the outside of a golden cage holding on by its beak, with its scaly legs in the air, and putting itself into many strange upside-down postures.
They are also more susceptible to infestation with scaly leg mites.
Duck in a Chinese restaurant in England is usually a dry, scaly leg shredded by a waiter using two forks.
Most knemidocoptic mites affect the face and cere, or legs and feet (called scaly face and scaly leg mites) (1,2).
Digit necrosis associated with scaly leg mite infestation.
We do treat them for lice with some powder and we also have to treat them for scaly leg mites.
Many of the birds suffered from a foot condition called scaly leg ( a mite infection that can cause the toes to drop off ( and one goose had a huge tumour on its abdomen that was being dragged along the ground, the court heard.
Scaly leg mites burrow beneath the scales on chicken's legs, causing great discomfort.
A new species of parasitic mite; Cnemidocoptes jamaicensis, a causative agent of scaly leg in Turdus aurantiacus.
A new species of parasitic mite; Cnemidocoptesjamaicensis, a causative agent of scaly leg in Turdusaurantiacus.
You see it every year when there's an early heatwave - a summer frocky horror show of spotty backs, flabby arms and scaly legs and elbows and not to mention some of the foot frights.
Bathroom checklist: Razor (because a blonde with hairy, peely, scaly legs makes me a cross between a gecko and sort of albino gorilla) - check; | Industrial-sized bottle of body butter (with pressy-down nozzle thing to avoid unnecessary mess) - check; Fluffy dressing gown in style of fancy hotel wear to create illusion that this is somehow a luxurious thing to be doing - check.