If I have flu

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Spud395, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. Spud395

    Spud395 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 3, 2009
    Just a thought, I know we can get flu from birds.
    I presume it works the other way as well.

    Do you avoid your flock if you're under the weather?
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    best coast
    Relax. You will NOT get Avian Influenza from your chickens (I hope)! They will not get sick from you, either.
  3. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

    Apr 13, 2008
    Bowdon, GA
    If you feel poorly, it is being advised that you stay away from hogs/pigs as the swine flu can be transmitted by humans to pigs.

    I'm not aware of anything you can be transmitting to chickens. But if you have multiple pens and if you have any chickens in quarantine, there are biosecurity precautions you should take that have been addressed elsewhere on this board.

    Hope this was helpful and have a blessed evening.

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