How long does a disease in chickens take to show?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by texas hiker, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. texas hiker

    texas hiker Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    It depends on the disease. Some diseases take only a few hours, while others won't appear for a couple weeks. By the time you've had him for three weeks or so, you can be reasonably sure that he doesn't have a disease. However, some diseases, like Chronic Respiratory Disease, are not always apparent. The bird remains a carrier, only showing symptoms during times of stress.
     

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