Follow us!

Re: Cleaning and PFBD/Dottie Clarification Please?

Posted by Michael L on 2/08/06
(13) Comments

    On 2/08/06, Dottie wrote:
    > On 2/08/06, Dottie wrote:
    >> Michael,
    >> Yes, I did do extensive cleaning. Cleaning the vents,
    >> scrubbing everything down with bleach solution and
    >> replacing many items. It was expensive in man-hours and
    >> replacing items or cleaning.
    > I just spoke with Avian Biotech who does alot of avian
    > testing and they explained that "low-level positive" is just
    > a way of discerning a degree of the virus present. (This is
    > not the same people who did the initial testing).
    > Furthermore, stress would not cause the virus. I am going
    > to speak with the avian vet later tonight.


    Could you bottom line this for me? The birds you recently
    purchased have PBFD. Is that what you're saying? Is that like
    being a "little bit pregnant?" Sorry if I don't understand
    this, but I'm trying. They have a little bit of the virus now,
    but will develop full blown PBFD?

    Michael L