How long to quarantine?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by doubleatraining, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Songster

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    Just what the title says. I got 3 new hens yesterday and have them separate in the QT pen. So how long are they banished? I was thinking a week.....
     

  2. chickathon

    chickathon Chirping

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    I would go for about two weeks. Some conditions can hide out for a little bit.[​IMG]
     
  3. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Songster

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    Ok thanks!
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Thirty days is usually recommended. Sometimes it takes certain diseases to rear their ugly heads that long incubation timewise It's up to you though.
     
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