A Guide to Recognizing and Treating Chicken Foot Problems

Diagnosing Leg Mites, Gout, and Bumblefoot in Chickens

Article created: 08/07/2019

A Guide to Recognizing and Treating Chicken Foot Problems - Backyard Poultry

Two common chicken foot problems and leg ailments are leg mites and bumblefoot, both of which are easy to treat. Less common, but sometimes mistaken for either leg mites or bumblefoot, is a type of arthritis known as gout, which is far easier to prevent than to treat.