Quail disease killed guinea?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by PortugalBreeder, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. PortugalBreeder

    PortugalBreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bought two guinea keets yesterday morning and put them in the quail pen because they could pass trough the big pen net holes. This technique worked fine with ducklings before, because the quail taught them were the feed was, how to work the water nipples and in a week they were ready for the big pen.
    BUT, today by the morning one of the guineas were very debilitated I fed it by hand, but 10 minutes ago found it dead, the other one is very active and good looking so I risked put it in the pen anyway to prevent the same to happen.
    As quail and guinea are both games I never though it would be a problem, is there any disease that quail carry and can produce this effects?
    Just for the record, I never saw them eat, but I though it was because they were skittish since when I was looking they were in the corner.
     
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  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    More Likely The Guineas Are Sick And Have Now Contaminated Your Quail.... Most Cases This Is How It Happens [​IMG]

    The Only Illness I Know Of Readily That Can Be In Quail And Passed To Other Birds Would Be Mycoplasma(non Speces Specific And Prolific) Or New Castles... In Some Parts Of The World Quail Can Be Carriers And Infect Other Poultry With New Castles Disease Tho This Is Uncommon... As Stated Its Usually The Other Way Around
     
  3. PortugalBreeder

    PortugalBreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Man that is very bad!
     
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    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yessir It Certainly Can Be. I Hope I Am Wrong But If I Am Not It May Well Get Ugly
     
  5. PortugalBreeder

    PortugalBreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'm buying cresol tomorrow morning and will be cleaning day.
    Thanks for the info.
     
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  6. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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