West Nile virus

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mickeymousears, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. mickeymousears

    mickeymousears Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it's that time of year again and our county just had its first reports of west Nile a wild turkey and a hawk. This is my first west Nile season with chickens

    How do we protect them from the virus/mosquitoes?
    What are the symptoms of it for the birds (I only found human symptoms)?
    What do we do if the birds are infected??

    Any other relevant info I should know??

    TIA!!
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Hopefully this link will answer your questions:
    http://www.ksre.ksu.edu/library/lvstk2/ep117.pdf
     
  3. mickeymousears

    mickeymousears Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it did- thank you!!

    It's interesting about the turkeys tho- that was the first positive confirmation of WNV In this county. Yet the pamphlet said they shouldn't be affected.
     

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