Curious!!! What are symptoms fo Avian?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenranchwife, Nov 14, 2007.

  1. Hello everyone,
    I am just curious what the symptoms of Avian are? I heard that a guy from the state is going around to all who have chickens and charges them like $2000.00 to test their flock for Avian. Is there a leg band that you can put on your chicken's to see if they are sick, or is that just for flea/lice control? I don't have $2000.00 and I want to avoid this, so if I can test my own flock to assure my hens are healthy. I am sure they are, but want to make sure. [​IMG]
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    do a Google for it. I am sure there are lots of sites on it out th ere.
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Avian? Avian what? Avian Flu? Sounds like that guy is tagging people with birds...

    If you have a small flock I wouldn't worry about it. Most tests are blood tests if it is not for external parasites... which I doubt it is.

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