can dogs catch any diseases or parasites from chickens?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by fargosmom, Jun 9, 2009.

  1. fargosmom

    fargosmom Songster

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    My dog has developed a taste for the "chicken patties" I track outside of the coop after I've stepped inside. And she's had the runs the last couple of days . . . but I have no idea if the two things are related. We just had her checkup at the vet a couple of weeks ago and everything was fine . . . any thoughts?
     
  2. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

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    They can get worms that chickens carry as long as you worm your chickens they should be fine.
     
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    BOth my dogs are just fine and they like eating chicken poo every minute of every waking hour! [​IMG] So far so good and it's been a year. They have both been tested too.
     
  4. fargosmom

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    I haven't wormed the chickens yet - only had them 6 months. How do I know if they have worms?
     
  5. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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  6. fargosmom

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    well, so far I've seen nothing squiggly in their poos. I'll keep my fingers crossed that her taste for chicken poo is not doing her any harm.
    Thanks!
     

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