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.Another thing I've observed is that other birds tend to pick on the feathers of these birds and sometimes this can lead to injuries.
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.
At first it was thought she had "scaly leg", a disease caused by mites.
I quickly signed my tag, wrapped it around her scaly leg and packed things up for the walk back to the truck.
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.
Duck in a Chinese restaurant in England is usually a dry, scaly leg shredded by a waiter using two forks.
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.