Isolation of New Birds

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by pbj0206, Jun 16, 2011.

  1. pbj0206

    pbj0206 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am sure many of you isolate any new adult peas from your other birds for safety reasons, I do. My question is do you think that being separated in a pen/run that is side by side is too close? The building is separated by tin, but the run area would share one side with just chicken wire fence between.
     
  2. SunBaked

    SunBaked Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm, I think it might be to close because the poop might get kicked into the next pen but I'm not sure.
     
  3. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the bird has any respiratory issues and they sneeze... the virus is like an aerosol and will infect any birds close enough to breath it in. With respiratory issues, they can be contagious before they show symptoms. I would keep them as far away as possible.
     
  4. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    Too close
     

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