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Bird flu

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Pinkaboo, Nov 18, 2014.

  1. Pinkaboo

    Pinkaboo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/re...rd-flu-northern-English-farm-H5N8-strain.html

    We have had the first case of bird flu in the UK this year and I'm worried about how I interact with my chickens now, I'm quite complacent cleaning out coops without gloves or mask, even though it can be dusty

    I kiss and hug them loads, I magpie sure I have a cuddle with everyone of them(27)
    Picture love them as pets eggs are a bonus

    Now I'm worried about my 'habits' kisses are often snotty( the bird not me) I don't want to be the person who mutated bird flu to spread human to human

    I also want m&d birds safe it's seems being completely closed in is the only safe option
    I'm going to move food and water indoors but the coop is only big enough to seep in.

    They have an enclosed run but it's not solid its chicken wire

    Any advice???[​IMG]
     
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    Pinkaboo Chillin' With My Peeps

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