Is my job promoting coccidia in my backyard?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nick bulger, May 26, 2017.

  1. nick bulger

    nick bulger Out Of The Brooder

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    I cut down trees for a living. I'm in multiple properties a day and some days I get completely filthy with dirt and stump grindings. So my question is am I bringing different strains of coccidia onto my property every time I come home? And we'll me tending to my chicks without being clean hurt them at all? The chicks should have great beneficial bacteria I feed them water Kefir and yogurt in their ration.
     
  2. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should be fine I don't think you'll be harming them at all I think you may actually help them by strengthening their immune system
     
  3. JaeG

    JaeG Overrun With Chickens

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    Coccidiosis is only a problem when the parasite numbers multiply due to wet, dirty conditions, exposing the chicks to more than their bodies can handle. Keep them dry and tidy and they'll do great.
     
  4. nick bulger

    nick bulger Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the assurance.
     

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