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Avian/chicken vets in the UK? chlamydophila psittaci

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Europa, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. Europa

    Europa Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone know of a good chicken vet in the UK?

    I think my cockerel might have chlamydophila psittaci and I need a veterinary clinic who can do a blood test to see if he has it. The avian vets in my area all specialise in parrots/cage birds. They have all agreed that my rooster may have chlamydophila psittaci but they don't have the facilities to test him for it.


    Please help!!
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    I urge you to take caution with your cockeral if in fact he has chlamydophila psittaci. This disease can be transmitted to humans as well as your other chickens. I recommend that you practice very strict biosecurity around your birds until you find a way to resolve this issue.
    http://afspoultry.ca.uky.edu/files/pubs/Avian_diseases_transmissible_to_humans.pdf
     
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2013
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Try contacting a vet school.

    -Kathy
     
  4. Europa

    Europa Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you

    I found a vet within the UK who is now testing him for chlamydophila psittaci. Fingers crossed.
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Good luck!
     

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