H5N8 Found in Backyard Poultry in Oregon - Biosecurity in the flock

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by sumi, Dec 20, 2014.

  1. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  3. N F C

    N F C snowing & blowing

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    Thanks for the links sumi. Good information and reminders.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Yes, one should always be aware of biosecurity, no matter what's happening in the world. Coincidentally, I saw this article in the magazine I susbscribe to, which says exactly what I've been saying all along, about commercial flocks as monocultures with extreme disease susceptibility:

    http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broiler...birds_being_made_scapegoats_for_AI_outbreaks?

    The point they make that I have talked about numerous times on BYC over the years in regard to all disease:

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  5. niman

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