Can any of the poultry diseases be passed on in hatching eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 3riverschick, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    I have never had a disease on my place. I am getting some hatching eggs from a farmer who is not NPIP.
    Do I need to worry about the embryos bringing in any diseases? They are not Chanteclers.
    Thanks,
    Karen
     
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2017
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Being NPIP won't help much since the test is only for Pullorum/Typhoid. It just insures those diseases that can devastate industry are not present.

    Diseases that transmit vertically from hen to egg/chick are:
    Egg drop syndrome
    Epidemic tremor
    Infectious anemia
    Salmonellosis including Arizonosis, Paratyphoid as well as pullorum and typhoid.
    Viral arthritis
    Runting syndrome
    Infectious stunting syndrome
    Infectious synovitis
    Lymphoid/Sarcoma (leucosis and osteopetrosis
    Pseudomonas
    Rotaviral enteritis
    Colibacillosis
     
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  3. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Thanks, ChickenCanoe!!
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