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Quarentine new birds - how long

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Silkie's Grandma, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. Silkie's Grandma

    Silkie's Grandma Out Of The Brooder

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    Is there a recomended Quarentine time for newly aquired adult birds into a exsisting flock?
     
  2. Sock Puppet

    Sock Puppet Grumpy Hen

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    They recommment one month.
     
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Yep ONE month!
     
  4. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    And be cautious during that month to avoid cross-contamination: use different shoes, different feeding implements, etc when dealing with each set of birds.
     

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