pullorum testing

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BarnChickyOO, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. BarnChickyOO

    BarnChickyOO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what exactly is it?
     
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  2. Makomd

    Makomd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The testing itself is pretty simple. Poke the bird, get blood in the loop, and mix with the P/T antigen. If the mix is all lumpy and separated bird needs to be checked again for Pullorium Typhoid. If the mix mixes well and does not separate bird is clear. P/T is really not that common anymore, but can devastate flocks.

    In regards to Pullorium Typhoid here is a link to explain it some.

    http://mn.gov/bah/diseases/pullorum-typhoid/index.html
     

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