[ACT NOW] See how to keep the deadly Avian Influenza from your farm Part 1

[ACT NOW] See how to keep the deadly Avian Influenza from your farm Part 1

Biosecurity on Premises

  • Develop and follow a premise-specific, comprehensive biosecurity plan. Share details with all employees.
  • Post signs warning individuals not to enter the farm or any of its buildings because of disease control status (No Admittance, Restricted Area, Biosecurity Zone).
  • Keep poultry under roof and house doors locked at all times.
  • Have an effective rodent control program for all buildings on the farm.
  • Secure poultry houses against wild or free-flying birds, including those nesting in eaves.
  • Keep poultry houses secure from wildlife, such as skunks and opossums. Remove if they gain entrance.

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  • Avoid backyard birds if you are a commercial producer or employee.
  • Keep pets away from chicken houses, egg rooms, and egg processing areas.
  • Keep feed bins in good shape and secured at all times to prevent contamination by wild birds or rodents. Clean up spilled feed promptly.
  • Make sure wild birds or rodents cannot access water supplies for drinkers and cool cells.

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