Mycoplasmosis

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickened, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    A friend has a bird with bubbles in the corner of the eye and some facial swelling. I told her it may be mycoplasmosis (sp). That sparked a discussion about whether to cull (kill) the whole flock and start over or treat it and live with it. My understanding of it is that it is everywhere and most private breeders have it, there is no vaccine for it that does not infect clean birds, wild birds carry it and so on.

    What do you breeders think?
     

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