Are there diseases turkeys can pass onto people?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BlueMoon, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. BlueMoon

    BlueMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With having turkeys drop dead for the past ten days, I'm concerned about any diseases they give people. I'm nine months pregnant and worried spending so much time around sick birds was a really stupid thing to do.
     
  2. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    you need to talk to you ob/gyn for peace of mind... not a bunch of chicken people.
     
  3. BlueMoon

    BlueMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I plan on that. However, most ob/gyn's aren't that familiar with poultry diseases contagious to people.
     
  4. NeeleysAVLChicks

    NeeleysAVLChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm, I haven't heard of any, but that doesn't mean anything...

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