Cleanse the coop after Salpingitis

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by UrbanRebel, Dec 10, 2015.

  1. UrbanRebel

    UrbanRebel In the Brooder

    Nov 20, 2015
    I had a pair of girls who started laying lash eggs which meant salpingitis. I have put them down, it's now December.
    I could purchase a couple new birds but I wonder if there is something I should do in the coop to make sure they don't contract the same disease.
    Bleach needed or no? Let is sit all winter and then good in Spring?
  2. ArcticMermaid

    ArcticMermaid In the Brooder

    Jun 7, 2015
    North Carolina
    I would disinfect now and then again in the spring before getting new birds. Maybe sprinkle some DE around on the ground if its dry.
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Where did you get the birds with salpingitis?

    Was the organism causing the salpingitis(bacterial or viral) confirmed thru a necrospy?
    Hard to know if it would be contagious thru the existing environment of the coop/run to new birds,
    but knowing what caused it would help you determine if and with what to sanitize with.

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