Blackhead can it spread,is it a issue in the winter?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Joe.G, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SInce i have Turkeys,Peafowl and Chickens I was just wondering if the Peafowl and Turkeys would be at risk for Black head even in the winter? I don't believe Blackhead is a issue here but I was just wondering. All of the birds are at least 7 Months old. Thanks
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    The cecal worm is the carrier for the protozoa that causes blackhead. Cecal worm eggs can survive in frozen soil for quite a few years. Blackhead is deadly to turkeys, I dont know about peafowl.
     
  3. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I worm My Birds like you had told me. I do it about twice a year. I did use Wazine this year also for the first time.
     
  4. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What about Peafowl? Is Blackhead a issue for them?​
     

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