Has anyone heard of toxocity from hard wire cloth?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BennieAnTheJets, Dec 5, 2016.

  1. BennieAnTheJets

    BennieAnTheJets Out Of The Brooder

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    We have some mysterious, serious weight loss cases and we have hard wire cloth that some of our guys pull on with their beaks

    I wonder if the chemicals on the wire give off something after 4 years in the outdoors that may poison the birds

    anyone know?

    Please reply if you have an idea

    Thanks!
     
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  3. FarmerMac

    FarmerMac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No idea about the toxicity on the wire mesh, but when my chickens or turkeys loose weight is due to lice or internal parasites. Them bugs weaken the chickens a lot.
     

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