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Can I give my chicks the flu?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nwgirl, May 9, 2009.

  1. nwgirl

    nwgirl Songster

    Mar 27, 2009
    Everett, Washington
    My chicks are 3 weeks old. When they are climbing on me they try and come right up to my face, which I've started a new rule: no beaks or butts near my face. I handle them several times a day, and right now I have the flu, so I am concerned. Can they catch the flu from me?

  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    Quote:Nope, it's a different virus. The chickens are fine.

    Get lots of liquids and eat some chicken soup. [​IMG]

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