Are there any chicken diseases/viruses that can make humans sick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by PolishPoppy, Feb 9, 2011.

  1. PolishPoppy

    PolishPoppy Out Of The Brooder

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    Is there anything a chicken can get that would make a person or small child sick, or can it be passed in their eggs (that we eat)? We had a chicken that got sick with a mystery disease...it almost looked like it got a film over one of its eyes (which then bulged and looked like he went blind in it), it almost looked like she had one part of her body swollen too...we have her crumbles with antibiotics (and the other three chicken which did not catch anything) and she looked like she improved, but then later died. After she died it was like that one side of her face deflated and bleed out a little very very gross) But now I am a little freaked out by it and worried about the kids etc... Any comments would be appreciated....
     
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    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

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