With All these CHICKS dying

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DLS, Mar 17, 2008.

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  1. DLS

    DLS Songster

    With all these chicks dying let me ask this.
    a couple years ago we had something around here called west nile virus. It killed birds all over the area. We saw a bluejay at the water & it was sick, I called the county They took the bird as it was still living . They told us IT WAS West Nile virus that KILLED the Blue Jay.
    Wonder if the Mareks scare could be some thing like this? Just wondering
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    West nile is carried by mosquitos.

    Given the time of year, plus the fact that these chicks are pretty much kept inside from the time they are set to incubate, I wouldn't think west nile would be a possibility.
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
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