Can I eat eggs from chickens with BUMBLEFOOT?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Vermontmaple, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. Vermontmaple

    Vermontmaple Out Of The Brooder

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    I've got 4 chickens with BUMBLEFOOT. I had read posts about it and will be treating as soon as I get the medication. Not sure when it will arrive. Anyone have any suggestions while I am waiting for it? I'm using: http://www.koiacres.com/Koi-Acres-Products/tricide-neo.html (tricide neo: for fish) as suggested from a post I read here.
    Anyways, if my chickens have an infection, should I be eating the eggs?
    The chickens have a new coop so am trying to figure out where they could be getting this from. Will check the roost in the morning and make sure it's the same size as the last coop. Also, will take out the "artificial turf" that is on the "second floor".........this coop used to be a play house for the kids [​IMG]
     
  2. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Quote:Brumble foot is caused by a staph infection, it lives on the skin.
    Humans have staph on their skin all the time as well ---I think there are different strains for different species, so you probably won't get it from your birds.
     
  3. Vermontmaple

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    Ok, thanks! That helps!
     

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