Mycoplasma! Killed the chickens, but how to take care of the run?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 19Chicks, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. 19Chicks

    19Chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    We had 3 birds that had mycoplasma. We got them from a swap. So we killed the 3 and now we are cleaning up. We are vacuuming their run and washing everything. Any tips for cleaning? Should I burn the stuff we have in there (things they hide behind and perch on)? My main question is, how long should you wait to put other chickens in the run?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. dawg53

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    If you are absolutely certain that it was a mycoplasma disease, MG or MS, that your birds had; 3 days is the survival time of the disease in the environment after the infected birds have been disposed of. Here's a link, please read the second paragraph for an explanation:
    http://www.edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps034
    Eggcessive provided you an excellent link as well.
     

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