Why Should You Quarantine New Animals?
It is always exciting when we bring new animals to the farm. However, it is important to make sure that they are integrated properly. This will prevent any of the animals already on the farm from getting sick. Even animals that appear perfectly healthy at their current homes may start to present with sickness after a move. This is due to the stress and new environment. With chickens, common things that might come up are respiratory illness and coccidia. With goats, things like coccidia or worms. Lice and Mites can also be brought in by new animals.
How Do You Quarantine New Animals?