Quarantine Details

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by The Coastal Chicks, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. The Coastal Chicks

    The Coastal Chicks In the Brooder

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    I have 3- 14 week pullets and just added 3- year old hens yesterday. I know I need to keep them seperated but is the seperation at night enought? They were bathed, I checked for skin issues, bugs, sores ect... so I put them together last night. Is it too late if someone was exposed to something and/or should I go ahead and keep them seperated at night for the remaining weeks? THey all will be out and about together during the day.
    Now I feel guilty...
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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  3. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    It is not too late to quarantine them properly -- though it'd have been better if you'd done that from the start. So that is what I recommend. Put them somewhere else (not in the coop), *all the time*, for at least a few weeks.

    Good luck, have fun,

    Pat
     
  4. The Coastal Chicks

    The Coastal Chicks In the Brooder

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    I know.... I just did not realize all the crud they could have and just thought if they looked/ acted healthy I would be ok.
    I am sooo new at this... I will need to create a pen for them..

    Thanks All!
     

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