Read this!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Burbs03, Jun 13, 2017.

  1. yes

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  2. no

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  3. i have gotten it from my chickens!

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  1. Burbs03

    Burbs03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2017
    EVERY ONE SHOULD READ THIS THREAD!!! Don't forget to wash your hands and your kids hands after handling any thing to do with your chicks or chickens. I speak from personal experience, i forgot to wash my hands, and then i got conjunctivitis in both of my eyes. Conjunctivitis, also known as pinkeye, is an inflammation or infection of the outer membrane of the eyeball and the inner eyelid. AND IT HURTS A LOT! It is highly contagious. You can get a certain kind of pink eye from a chicken called Bacterial Conjunctivitis, you can get this from bacteria on your hands after holding your chicken, or from bacteria in the feces of you chickens. I didn't even know you could get pink eye from a chicken! WASH YOUR HANDS!
    summerb123 likes this.
  2. jjchickmom

    jjchickmom Out Of The Brooder

    May 23, 2017
    We keep sanitizer in the garage and insist anyone who has chicken time sanitize before they even walk into the house. Then they have to wash with soap and water when they come in.
    NorthTexasWink likes this.
  3. Burbs03

    Burbs03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2017
    that is a great idea, i should of done that :he:oops:

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