has any one had to...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kdcrws, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. kdcrws

    kdcrws Songster

    Aug 18, 2008
    L.C. FL
    cull a whole flock due to disease? I'm faced with this and want to know how u got through it.
     
  2. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Songster

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    That's a drastic measure, what disease are you dealing with? You can deal with most cases if you just up the care you give your flock.
     
  3. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Songster

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    Coryza isn't that bad, and it's not super contagious (it is definitely contagious, but not airborne or anything like IB). It's easy to treat when caught early, and you can prevent further outbreaks by upping the care you give your flock and vaccinating against it. I would only reccomend culling your entire flock if you show these birds or plan on selling stock, but if they're a backyard flock, I'd hang on to them.
     

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