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Bird flu? in my county? Give me a break!

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hi, can anyone tell me how i can prevent my chickens from avian flu? location is west africa, temp 25-30 degrees on the range.
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Sorry to hear about the outbreak in Nigeria. It is spread easily from waterfowl traveling to different areas. Here are some excellent articles to read about prevention and symptoms to look for:  

http://www.cdc.gov/flu/avianflu/avian-in-birds.htm

https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps032

http://www.thepoultrysite.com/diseaseinfo/62/avian-influenzahighly-pathogenic-hpai-fowl-plague/

http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/poultry/avian_influenza/overview_of_avian_influenza.html

https://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/poulsci/tech_manuals/preventing_avian_influenza_backyard.pdf

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thanks! i'll keep my flock locked and away from visitors.
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