chickens and cows

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by cockofthelock, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. cockofthelock

    cockofthelock Out Of The Brooder

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    hi I have 6 chicken and my ? is can my son work on a dairy farm
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

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    I'm sorry but I have no idea where you are coming from? What is your concern?
     
  3. cockofthelock

    cockofthelock Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi sorry about that ,here it is my son whent to a chicken farm the other week and told the farmer that we also have chick he told him to get the hell off his farm ( more foul words from him about makeing his birds sick) so will this be a problem if my son is to start working on a dairy farm thank for the reply
     
  4. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

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    It should not be a problem at all. Most diseases are pretty species specific. Cattle diseases will generally not get chickens sick. Same for the other way around.

    People who raise chickens for a living are usually really careful about biosecurity. They can use a lot of money if a disease gets loose in their flock. It's not unusual for people that work or visit a really big commercial operation to have to take a shower or wear special clothes, especially shoes or shoe coverings. Feed delivery trucks may need to drive through a sanitation pit to disinfect their tires.

    That guy could maybe have been more diplomatic in how he managed the situation but he was protecting his livelihood.
     
  5. cockofthelock

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    thank you vary much for the fast reply
     

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