Eggs ok to eat?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mrscbass, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. mrscbass

    mrscbass Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a hen die yesterday unexpectedly. She was pooping bright red blood about 12-14 hours beforehand, not sure. All you good people told me to get the rest of my flock on Corid, which I have done.
    The hen that died had been laying for about a week or so. Does anybody know if we can eat the eggs that she layed before she died? There was one every day there are 3.
     
  2. I do believe that humans can in fact catch Cocci. So I personally would NOT eat.

    Wish ya the best.
     
  3. mrscbass

    mrscbass Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you those were my thoughts too good to know!
     
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    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Actually cocci strains are animal specific. Chickens get different kinds than dogs, cows, turkeys, ducks, etc, so I don't think it will pass on to humans. And I would wash my eggs, too.
     

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