How far is far enough???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by PhlyinPheBee, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. PhlyinPheBee

    PhlyinPheBee Poodles, Chicken, Goats--OH MY!!

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    how far between chicken yards is far enough to keep 2 different flocks??? I am getting new chickens and my flock that I have now was exposed to CRD last year. I want to put the new birds 200 feet away from the girls that are here now. Is that enough space??
     
  2. PhlyinPheBee

    PhlyinPheBee Poodles, Chicken, Goats--OH MY!!

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  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Good question... I'll wait with you for an answer.. [​IMG]
     
  4. max101

    max101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As long as their is no contact meaning anything that is transported on clothes shoes etc

    Crd generally will only appear again in birds when they are stressed
    or things change in the environment since they are carriers

    You will always have to make sure you wash between groups or your just back to step one

    200 yards seems a ok distance
    if the group with the crd are not sneezing or congested it should be fine
    Most people that have been incontact with crd generally have a closed flock

    Best of luck

    btw did you treat the soil when you found that your flock had crd
     
  5. PhlyinPheBee

    PhlyinPheBee Poodles, Chicken, Goats--OH MY!!

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    Quote:I did not know that you could do that. What do you treat it with?????
     

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