Quarantine against Airborne Diseases

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by pixie74943, Jun 15, 2009.

  1. pixie74943

    pixie74943 Songster

    May 25, 2009
    Adelaide, Australia
    So I just saw purplechickens had to cull his whole flock, and I got worried, I love my girls.

    I remember reading somewhere that some diseases can be spread through the air. So how far away should I keep my quarantined hens from the other girls?

    EDIT: I'll be keeping them all in my backyard btw. The original girls live in a tractor that I would rather not coop them up in for a month, but I will to keep them healthy
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2009
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Not sure if there really is a minimum so to say, so just get them as far as possible and care for your chickens before the new to prevent movement of particles from the new to the old.

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