Can chickens catch diseases/pests

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

  1. The Zoo

    The Zoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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