Need advice - take in a chicken with poop issues?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LilQtBear, Oct 22, 2011.

  1. LilQtBear

    LilQtBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a friend needing to downsize her flock and I have gotten a couple real good roos from her but now she wants to get rid of 3 hens...one she warned me has loose stools that stick to the butt and she has to trim feathers (orpington gir/fluffy butt)
    She understands if I don't want her but I'm wondering if this could be an ongoing issue and I should opt out or go ahead and take her, maybe worm her and hope for the best? Or afer secluding her for a month, maybe giving yogurt and wormer could she still be a risk to my flock?
     
  2. dawg53

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    Quote:As you suggested, there could be underlying problems that cant be seen, maybe things that could eventually infect and/or harm your flock. It's up to you, but I personally would decline your friend. Biosecurity is #1.
     
  3. LilQtBear

    LilQtBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oooops! Wrong post
     
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