bird flu

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by arabookworm, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. arabookworm

    arabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is probably the wrong place to post this, but I'm a little lost with the new forums.
    anyhoo, my mom was wondering if it is possible for any chickens we get to get avian flu.

    thoughts?
     
  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Not very likely but I'm sure it's possible. I would not bring in any new birds to your flock and you should be fine. IF you do bring in new birds be sure to quarantine them for 30 days before letting them near your flock. That is for ANY illness that bird may have. Just be cautious, keep other birds away and keep your coop clean and you should not have to worry. With all the members here I don't remember anyone ever having it.
     
  3. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    The bird flu is mostly spreed by other birds. So its best to keep other wild birds away from your chickens. Bio security is the best defense to the Bird flu or any other disease
     
  4. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

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    Quote:Do you have a sick bird ?? What is he/she acting like ??
     
  5. Just dont order your chickens from Asia!
     
  6. arabookworm

    arabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Do you have a sick bird ?? What is he/she acting like ??

    I haven't got my birds yet in the first place, just thought I'd ask
     

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