Pigeons and Chickens

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by carrie307, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. carrie307

    carrie307 New Egg

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    Hi,

    I've kept chickens for eggs for several years and am thinking of getting some racing pigeons just for fun. I am worried that they might be able to pass diseases to each other. An internet search comes up with pages saying that chickens can get pigeons sick, but I can't seem to find anything about whether pigeons could get chickens sick. The latter seems more likely, as the pigeons will be leaving the yard and might be mingling with other birds. Does anyone have any information on this?

    Thanks,
    Carrie
     

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