Scaly leg mites, moving uninfected birds to infected coop, question

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by IdahoPrepper, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. IdahoPrepper

    IdahoPrepper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 coops

    1.) Has new spring chickens NOT infected!
    2.) HAD old chickens that had SLM disease on the legs, gone (given away to chicken dude)

    I want to move the NEW chics to the larger coop that used to house the infected older birds.


    What do I have to do to move the uninfected new birds to the new coop that used to house infected birds? Is if safe to move them or do I need to decontaminate the coop?

    If so how do I do that so that the SLM's dont jump to the new birds?

    Can I just dust it with 7 or do more things need to be done? What about the run and everywhere else?



    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2015
  2. IdahoPrepper

    IdahoPrepper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone?

    Is the coop contaminated?
     
  3. IdahoPrepper

    IdahoPrepper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone?
     
  4. IdahoPrepper

    IdahoPrepper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow........
    Normally I get 10 posts in a day. Whats going on?
     
  5. Coach P

    Coach P Out Of The Brooder

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    Last year I had one bird with SLMs and it never spread to the other 5. They stayed in the same coop the entire time I treated the infected bird. Don't know if I was just lucky or if it's hard to transfer to other birds.
     
  6. Coach P

    Coach P Out Of The Brooder

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    Also, I was told to never use straw as nesting material because it is hollow and a breeding ground for mites. I use pine shavings.
     
  7. IdahoPrepper

    IdahoPrepper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone on what best way to clean/treat coop so bugs dont move to new clean birds?
     
  8. IdahoPrepper

    IdahoPrepper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bueller?

    Hello?

    Anyone out there?????????

    Anyone at all?????
     
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2015
  9. IdahoPrepper

    IdahoPrepper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow, guess no one wants to reply or help.........

    went to a farm a feed store and spoke with an expert on the matter, got the solution in my hand.

    Thanks anyways.......
     
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2015

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