Help Help New Birds Keep Dieng!!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lop333, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. Lop333

    Lop333 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 2, 2009
    Colton , Oregon
    I have had three new birds get sick and die on me now ...but the rest of my old flock never have any problems ??any ideas on how or why this keeps happening ??
    Or what I can do to prevent it from happening again , because I have some show girls coming this month and they are not cheap and I dont want to lose them .......any help would be great !! thanks
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Not enough information to tell you. Could be a hundred things.

    Did you quarantine the new birds away from your flock for a month so at least they'll be okay?

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