can respitory ilness pass thought the eggs ???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by banjoejoe4783, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

    Oct 6, 2010
    westville ok
    bought some eggs at auction they hached fine when the birds where 3 mouths they started showing sintoms of respatory ilness. is this from the eggs or did they cacht it from wild brids or some thing elss i dont know:idunno

  2. Brindlebtch

    Brindlebtch Songster

    Apr 15, 2009
    Yes, certain respiratory illnesses can be transmittes through the egg, but wild birds can bring them in, too. Sorry your chicks are sick.
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    There are few things transmittable from egg to chick from parent stock inside of eggs. A few more on the egg shell, but respiratory viruses aren't likely. By 3 months, they probably caught it from wild birds/environment. If it was something from the egg, I'd venture to guess those issues would appear in the first week when the immune systems are still developing.

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