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 Staff Member

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  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    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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