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How long can Pasteurella live in soil?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mmueller12, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. Mmueller12

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    Hey everyone - I had 2 different sources for some younger chicks and I kept all of them separated when in the yard (they weren't combined with my older hens yet), but unfortunately, they either came with pasteurella or got it from somewhere. Now, I still have the area fenced off in my yard and it's been that way for about a month. I've read that it can live in the soil for months - does anyone know if that's true? I'd love to take the temp fence down. :)

    Thank you,
    Melissa
     

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