Fed my chickens alfalfa sprouts that we believe were contaminated

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jennywag, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. Jennywag

    Jennywag New Egg

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    Two days ago, I gave my chickens alfalfa sprouts my cousin grew. A few members of my family ate some of the sprouts earlier. Those family members have been very sick and we believe it was the sprouts that made them sick. Will this cause harm to my chickens or eggs?
     
  2. dawg53

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    I'm sorry your family members are sick. As far as your chickens are concerned, for now, all you can do is closely observe them. Look for anything out of the ordinary and if you notice anything, consider giving them a "flush." Here's a link, scroll down to "LAXATIVE SOLUTIONS."
    http://msucares.com/poultry/diseases/solutions.html
     
  3. Jennywag

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    Thank you. Do you think their eggs are safe to eat?
     
  4. dawg53

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    If your chickens were sick, they wouldnt be laying. I dont see any reason why they wouldnt be safe.
     

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