Diseases

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Royal Chicken, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. Royal Chicken

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    What is the bumblefoot disease? I really don't know much about it. Is it a threat to the chicken's lives? Is it contagious? Is bublefoot disease like warts? Can you get rid of it with a medicine? Do you have to take the chicken to a vet to have it operated on?
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

  3. Chicken Goddess

    Chicken Goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    can you guys please give me a list of chicken diseases and fungi. i dont know any diseases my chook might get. i would really appreciate it.
     
  4. dawg53

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    Here's a link for you, just a few:
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     
  5. Chicken Goddess

    Chicken Goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    OMG... there are so many viruses my chicken can get. which one is my chicken most likley to get.




    P.S. Thankyou soooo much for the list
     
  6. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    First off, no need to worry (too much) about it.
    Prevalence of any disease can be different depending on your location/conditions. You might want to connect with other locals to see what they find. Then be prepared for the common problems.
    Practice good chicken keeping practices,
    Keeping the coop/run area as clean as feasible.
    Clean fresh food and water, etc.

    Imp- Good luck
     
  7. DaigleFarms

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    My chickens have just been diagnosed with MG. I have culled nearly 70 birds and I have about 30 left. Worst thing Ive ever had to do. My best advice that I had received was to kill all and start new.
     
  8. dawg53

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    I'm sorry you're going through this, it's tough. You're doing the right thing. I'd do the same.
     
  9. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    What is MG? How did your flock get it?
     
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