Stay away: Restrict access to your farm and your chickens. Consider fencing off the zone where you keep your birds and make a hindrance region if conceivable. Permit only those individuals who deal with poultry to come into contact with them. In the event that guests have flying creatures of their own, don’t let them close to your fowls. Game birds and transient waterfowl ought not to have contact with your herd since they can convey germs and infections.
Keep it clean: Wear clean garments, scour your shoes with disinfectant, and wash your hands altogether before entering your poultry farm. Clean cages and change food and water day by day. Clean and sterilise hardware that interacts with your birds or their droppings, including pens and instruments. Expel compost before cleaning. Appropriately discard dead fowls.
Try not to Haul Disease Home: If you have been close other birds or poultry farm, for example, at a food store, clean and sanitise auto and truck tires, poultry cages, and hardware before going home. Have your birds been to a reasonable or display? Keep them isolated from whatever remains of your group for no less than 2 weeks after the occasion. New flying creatures ought to be kept separate from your group for no less than 30 days.
Try not to Borrow Disease From Your Neighbour: Do not share yard and greenhouse hardware, devices, or poultry supplies with your neighbours or other feathered creature proprietors. On the off chance that you do bring these things home, clean and sterilise them before they achieve your property.
Know the Warning Signs of Infectious Bird Diseases:
- Lack of energy and poor appetite
- Watery and green diarrhea
- Sneezing, gasping for air, coughing, and nasal discharge
- Swelling around the eyes, neck, and head
- Drop in egg production or soft- or thin-shelled misshapen eggs
- Tremors, drooping wings, circling, twisting of the head and neck, or lack of movement (END)
- Purple discoloration of the wattles, combs, and legs (AI)
- Sudden increase in bird deaths in your flock
Early detection is important to prevent the spread of disease.
Report Sick Birds (pertinent to poultry and possibly wild flying creatures): Don’t hold up. In the event that your flocks are sick or dying, call nearby veterinarian.