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Mycoplasma

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Colinus Ruckus, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. Colinus Ruckus

    Colinus Ruckus Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a group of coturnix that I bought as adults from someone, and I now know for sure they are infected with mycoplasma/coryza. I would like to cull them all (about 15), clean their coop and supplies and start over, but I'm wondering if they're safe to eat. Some threads say burn the bodies. Others say it's a super common disease and don't worry too much. I have been eating the eggs. Thoughts?
     
  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    So Far As I Know It Isnt Contageous To Us. I Would However Make Sure However They Are Thouroughly Cooked.
     
  3. Colinus Ruckus

    Colinus Ruckus Out Of The Brooder

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    The eggs too? Some figures I was reading estimate that the infection rate is very high for backyard chicken flocks, and yet it was also recommended that eggs be cooked completely. Surely lots of folks with backyard flocks eat their eggs over easy...
     
  4. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is the only way I will eat an egg. Or pickled
     

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