Giardia in the eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Icrazyaboutu, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. Icrazyaboutu

    Icrazyaboutu Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 23, 2009
    My cat had giardia(we treated her for it and she is done with it) but we know our chickens like to peck at poop(their poop, cat poop, horse poop,etc.) and we are worried about the giardia. Would it be in their eggs? Are the eggs unsafe to eat? I haven't noticed any hens acting funny...
    Thank you!
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I don't know if it passes to the eggs, but I would be making certain that all the eggs were well cooked.

    I had Giardia when I was in Ecuador.

    LOTs of Diahrrea.

    And an unmistakable stench.

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