Eggs after sickness

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickens in Woodbury, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. Chickens in Woodbury

    Chickens in Woodbury New Egg

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    Hi! I'm new to site but looking forward to learning new things about chickens. My question is....If a hen has been treated for Coryza and now shows no signs of the disease, can you still eat the eggs she produces? Is it safe?
     
  2. Chickens in Woodbury

    Chickens in Woodbury New Egg

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    We received a call from the vet yesterday... What they thought was Coryza turned out to be MyroPlasma but I still have the question. Are the eggs still good for human consumption? The sickest chickens we had were in a separate pen and have been culled but my laying hen flock did show some early signs of sickness but we had the medicine we needed on hand and started treating them immediately. They all seem fine now but I had been selling eggs pryor to their sickness and wanted to know if it was okay to continue after the waiting period recommended after giving them antibiotics.
     
  3. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't know if anyone has the answer for this question. It has been asked several times about sickness and eating eggs, and really no definite answers.

    The best answer I read was that wait until the antibiotic waiting period to eat the eggs.
     

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