Chickens and Goats

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Tenmore, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. Tenmore

    Tenmore Chirping

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    Just wondering can Chickens or Goats have an effect on one another? Im refering to sickness or disease I have my coop and run right next to goat pen and the chickens have access to the pen during the day as an extended run. [​IMG]
     
  2. Tenmore

    Tenmore Chirping

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  3. I never had a problem with it.. I've had goats off and on since the 70's.. never had any issues with disease
     
  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

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    A pygmy goat, Jethro, lives with my flock. He thinks he is a chicken. He's been here for a while now, and we haven't had any problem- in fact, I really think he helps deter predators. He's constantly chasing crows from my chicken run. I have read that chickens and goats can swap cocci back and forth, but other than that, I have no idea what other illnesses they can share.
     

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