Preventive meds?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jed1154, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. jed1154

    jed1154 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, i KNOW i have raccoons frequenting my chicken run, and i know they carry diseases like coccidiosis. Is there anything I should give the chickens as a preventative? KEeping them out is going to be a losing battle.
     
  2. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. jed1154

    jed1154 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Like I said, its a losing battle. I can do all that, but they will crawl over the fence, chew the netting and into the pen, even though the chickens are not in there at night. The chickens are in the coop closed up. My concern is something carrying something into the pen. Im more concerned with diseases. These arent pets, they are livestock. I already lost two birds. One to a hawk and one to a raccoon that made it into the coop 30 mins before i closed them up for the night.
     
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2009

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