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Let's see pics of your Isolation/Quarantine pens! :)

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Funky Feathers, Oct 15, 2011.

  1. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Here is mine: [​IMG]

    It is far from our regular poultry area that is fenced in w/6 foot high privacy fence.
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  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    I've never had sick birds. However, foot/leg injuries and other types of injuries, bumblefoot birds go into one of the hospital cages in the garage for isolation til they're healed. All the cages are mainly for major hurricane evacuation.
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  3. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    I quarantine any new birds I acquire in the Quarantine pen for 30 days. If you are NPIP you must do this. If not, it is still recommended if you don't want your new birds to pass on diseases to your main flock. [​IMG]
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:I preach quarantining and biosecurity in the emergency section all the time! Come in the emergency section and join me! [​IMG]
     
  5. GA_in_GA

    GA_in_GA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with the quarantine, but why the length being 30 days. Is there a specific disease that has a 30 day incubation period? If so, what is it?

    Thanks!
     
  6. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

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    I've got a couple, all moveable, some homemade, some not:

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    *this one mainly serves as a brooder*

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    *this one ended up being used for a duck house after I purchased 2 ducklings without prior notice to boyfriend*
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:Disease incubation times varies from hours to weeks. Course time of diseases varies from days to continuous/chronic. Most respiratory diseases cause birds to be carriers for life. Thirty days quarantine does not mean birds are safe after 30 days in the link. Here's a link to respiratory diseases that are not all inclusive:
    http://www.amerpoultryassn.com/respiratory_disease.htm
     
  8. GA_in_GA

    GA_in_GA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Disease incubation times varies from hours to weeks. Course time of diseases varies from days to continuous/chronic. Most respiratory diseases cause birds to be carriers for life. Thirty days quarantine does not mean birds are safe after 30 days in the link. Here's a link to respiratory diseases that are not all inclusive:
    http://www.amerpoultryassn.com/respiratory_disease.htm

    Thank you, dawg.
     
  9. florida lee

    florida lee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is my brooder and sick bay . Hopefully I won't need both at the same time.

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  10. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    iworked for poultry farm i learned is better to cull sick bird
     

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