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Can chickens catch diseases/pests

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by The Zoo, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. The Zoo

    The Zoo Songster

    May 13, 2009
    Hayward, CA
    from wild birds? The run where my chickens free range is a favorite place of little sparrows and finches and peewees. I have no way of keeping them out of the area but just want to know what I should be aware of. Thanks!

  2. NJbirdlover

    NJbirdlover Songster

    Mar 16, 2009
    Salem County, NJ
    there are many chickens experts on this board...I am not one of them, but I think wild birds can spread cocci to your backyard flock.

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