cost of having vet testing chicken samples

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by centrarchid, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    I have noticed in many threads where it is recommended to have a vet test for dieases organisms. How much does such testing cost?
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:I varies widely. I took a rooster to a vet about 5 years ago in Jacksonville,Fl. It cost me $100 to walk in the door...my mistake. I'm sure if I had testing sent out from there, it wouldve been cost prohibitive. I took a different rooster to my vet locally and was charged $10 for a fecal test, then $50 for a fresh sample sent off to be analyized at the University of Georgia vet school in Tifton,Ga.
    From what I've read there are some states that will perform diagnostics for free. You'd have to contact your county extension agent or state agriculture department. I didnt call neither because of time constraints.
     
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  3. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Thanks dawg53,

    I will contact extension folks.
     
  4. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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    Stool samples are 12.00 each in my area.... 25.00 for more in depth testing.
     

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