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 In the Brooder

    Jun 22, 2009
    East Texas
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    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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