Content tagged "bird flu"

Avian Influenza Mortality Management Options, Composting Procedures and Lessons Learned

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 14, 2017

This presentation outlines mortality management options during an animal disease outbreak and highlight the composting methodology implemented on poultry...

How do you know if your chickens have the flu?

Small and Backyard Flocks Ag Zone Updated: October 01, 2015

Chickens can have the flu (avian influenza) and you don't even know it. Until it's too late. Chickens with a low path virus may not have many symptoms. If...

What should you do if your birds have the flu?

Small and Backyard Flocks Ag Zone Updated: October 01, 2015

There is no treatment for bird flu (avian influenza). If you think your flock has the bird flu you must let your local extension agent know. Your agent will...

How can you keep your flock from getting the flu?

Small and Backyard Flocks Ag Zone Updated: June 04, 2015

The main way to prevent your flock from getting bird flu (avian influenza) or any disease is biosecurity (a fancy term for doing everything possible to keep...

What is avian influenza (bird flu)?

If you keep chickens, or another type of poultry, you should know about avian influenza, commonly called bird flu. Avian is another term for bird, and...

What's New with Bird Flu?

 Tune in to What’s New with Bird Flu on Friday, February 27 at 2:00 EST. This webinar will teach listeners how to protect their poultry, their families and...

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