how does a chicken get bird flu

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickenmama109, Apr 16, 2017.

  1. chickenmama109

    chickenmama109 Previously thewolf1039

    Mar 5, 2017
    i have a few 2 month old chicks and I don't want them to get bird flu

    how could they get it

    could I protect them from it

  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under thewolf1039 [​IMG] Welcome!

    Personally, I keep a closed flock but bird flu is not something that I have had to deal with.

    Biosecurity, Quarantine & Infectious Disease Management was a recent Topic of the Week and you might find this thread interesting reading:

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: ‘Find your State’s thread.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    X2!! Great advice, Teila!!
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Teila has given you great links, so I will just say Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock - hope you will enjoy it as much as we do. [​IMG]
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockwit Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great links already from Teila, so I'll just say hello!

    All the best

  6. chickenmama109

    chickenmama109 Previously thewolf1039

    Mar 5, 2017
    thank everyone

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