Diseases form turkeys to chickens?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by windnleavesfarm, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. windnleavesfarm

    windnleavesfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could someone give me a list of diseases that transfer from turkeys to chickens and vise versa? The only disease that I know that will transfer to turkeys to chickens is Black head please help!!! I will take all info that I can get!!!![​IMG]
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Turkeys and peafowl can get blackhead (histomoniasis) from chickens, which is why many say not to raise turkey or peafowl on property that chickens have been on.

    Read this:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/804570/coping-with-blackhead

    -Kathy
     
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  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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