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Can chickens get Pssitticossis??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tartannik, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. Tartannik

    Tartannik Songster

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    That is the question really! My Roo had very green poop and someone mentioned it was a symptom of 'Parrot Fever'?? It says hens don't normally get it but just wondered if anyone has had a chicken with it and should I be worried??
     

  2. Terri O

    Terri O Songster

    I have heard that they can....
     
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Yes, they can, and it is a reportable disease as it is zoonotic (transmittable to humans)
     

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