> Can anyone tell me what causes
> barn yard itch and how to heal it?
I think what you are talking about is ringworm- scabby areas around the eyes and on the head and neck. I've heard it called barn yard itch- it spreads quite easily amongst cattle and can spread to humans. Best cure for it is sunshine- it usually only shows up in the winter and goes away with sunshine. You can treat it by scraping the scab and spraying with low % iodine.