Human Transmittable Poultry Diseases

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Leah and peeps, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. Leah and peeps

    Leah and peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello Everyone,

    I think it might be a good idea to start a list of poultry diseases that can be tansmitted to humans and how, for all those who are wondering if they can be infected.
    I know that i would like to know! [​IMG]
     
  2. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
    I think this is an interesting topic as well but then I love diseases and parasites LOL!

    You can check the CDC website under zoonotic diseases and just look for specifically chickens etc. there should be plenty there. http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/animals.html
    Plus some things are spread from birds to humans via a vector like a mosquito etc. whereas some things are spread via direct contact. Some like some avian flu cases can be caught from a bird and then spread from person to person thus 'jumping species'.
     
  3. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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