eating eggs and chickens infected with crd

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fernandthechicks, Oct 24, 2008.

  1. fernandthechicks

    fernandthechicks Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 14, 2008
    New Brunswick,Canada
    Hi,new at chickens.I threted my flock for crd and they are doing a lot better only a few are still sneazing.I think my problem is overcrowding.I need to get rid of a few can someone still eat eggs and meat ?
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    I cull sick chickens. I don't eat anything (meat or eggs) that has been sick or required medicating.
  3. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    I would definitely cull the ones that are still showing signs of illness, like MissPrissy stated, I wouldn't eat them either. It's not worth the health risk. As far as eating the eggs goes, it all depends on how long ago your chickens were sick and what type of meds you used to treat the CRD. There is a withdrawal period that you need to follow with most medications before eating eggs again.
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