how are bird virus' transmitted?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by plantguy90, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. plantguy90

    plantguy90 Songster

    Oct 4, 2009
    Moorpark, CA
    I use netting, so my flock doess not come in contact with wild birds, yet my flock is being decimated with some kind of virus. Do they catch suff from mosquitoes?
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    I think they can, look up Mosquitoes as "vectors"
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Yes, mosquitos carry all kinds of diseases. Fowl pox and west nile virus' come to mind. You would need to contact your county extension agent to assist ascertaining what is going though your flock.

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