Your Questions: Answered

How can I prevent Scaly Leg Mites?

It can be difficult to prevent Scaly Leg mites, however, the following can help. 

1.  Ensure your housing is as clean as possible by implementing a regular hygiene regime using Nettex Virocur Disinfectant and Ground and Bedding Sanitising Powder.

2.  Check any new arrivals do not bring the parasites with them and use Nettex Scaly Leg spray prior to introduction with existing chickens if they are infested.

3.  Check your chickens regularly for signs of infestation from wild birds.