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I don't know what happened

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Raymond Rich, Dec 21, 2015.

  1. Raymond Rich

    Raymond Rich New Egg

    Tiday i had a terrible headache trying to figure out how my guineafowl died instantly, she had a watery poop disharge and paralyzed legs, high body temperature and a mucus discharge in the mouth, suddenly she died, help what disease is this
     
  2. RoxysAnimals

    RoxysAnimals Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pneumoencephalitis May be the disease. It's also called Newcastles Disease. It's a respitory disease with most 80% of it being fatal. This disease is an airborne disease and CAN INFECT humans and other animals, including the rest of your flock, which most likely has it by now. Wash yourself, your clothes, and everything around the chicken. I'm sorry for your loss. There isn't a cure for this disease in chickens yet. If you have any nasal discharge, mucus in your throat, diarrhea, or feel strange, visit a doctor or a hospital IMMEDIATELY. I had a cousin almost die from this disease. Hopefully you sanitize anything she was near.
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may want to consult your health practitioner for advice on maintaining your health and that of your family.
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    I'm sorry you lost your guinea, hope you and your other birds are ok.

    Thanks for joining us (wish it was under better circumstances) [​IMG]
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC & Merry Christmas! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    Sorry to hear about your loss. I hope you are able to figure out the cause.
     

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