hatching eggs from Coccidiosis chickens??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by littlequail21, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. littlequail21

    littlequail21 Out Of The Brooder

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    i got some eggs from a friend, to see if i could hatch out. even though her Birds look great, and now the eggs are hatching in the bator, She told me she does have coccidiosis within her flock , can Coccidiosis Pass through the egg of the hen? and now when they do hatch the chicks will have Coccidiosis no matter what???​
     
  2. littlequail21

    littlequail21 Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone?
     
  3. ChickenJerk

    ChickenJerk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Coccidiosis is not vertically transmitted disease. As an embryo they cannot contract the disease.
     
  4. sladell1463

    sladell1463 Out Of The Brooder

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    They get the disease from pecking at fecal matter from other chicken with coccidiosis. It's actually a protozoan that's a parasite.
     
  5. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Only concern I might have is if lots of feces are on eggs and chicks make exploritory pecks at it.


    Coccidia are everywhere in the environment (outside). Key is to make the infection gradual when it does occur so birds immune system can keep it in check. Problems arise when is hits all at once.
     

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