The Essential Quarantine

An Important, but Often Underestimated Part of Raising Chickens

By: pipdzipdnreadytogo
Source: BackYardChickens.com

Many who raise chickens are unaware of what many risks there are in bringing new birds into a flock. New birds could be carrying anything from mites or lice to disease, and in many cases, the cure is not so simple. A quarantine period when bringing new birds onto your property can lower the risk of you unknowingly infecting your birds with something nasty, and it’s recommended that everyone invest the time into performing a quarantine for new birds…  Read More

 

Author: amy elizabeth

Writer, Author, Artist, Chicken Keeping Resource Blogger

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