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NPIP Avian Influenza found in Oregon, Washington, and California

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duckcrazy, Feb 9, 2015.

  1. duckcrazy

    duckcrazy Out Of The Brooder

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    "December 24, 2014
    "Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been diagnosed in a small backyard flock in Oregon and wild birds in Washington State. For updates you can go to Http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/animal health/avian influenza.html

    Helpful Hints:

    1. Keep ducks safe by keeping domestic ducks away from the fecal matter of wild birds
    2. Fence ponds and pastures to keep domestics away from fecal matter of wild birds
    3. Once migration season is over, hopefully these restrictions can be removed
    4. Wash your boots after visiting any other farms, so you don't contaminate your own flocks
    5. Wash down your pens where bird droppings accumulate more often with a bleach ora disinfectant solution.

    Keep um safe -- keep um happy -- quack quack
     
  2. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohh goodness i hope we are okay in Mississippi, our farm is full of Canada geese and Mallards right now becuase of winter time.

    We just can't seem to get rid of these wild birds right now.
     
  3. poult

    poult Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Luckily wild birds don't bother my flock much but im still concerned I put all my feeders away out of the open so no feces from the birds flying over gets in there & waterers are dumped,cleaned daily so let's just be hopeful!
     
  4. duckcrazy

    duckcrazy Out Of The Brooder

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    The memo just named The West Coast, so you should be ok.

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  5. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, I guess this means no more taking Wobbles on walks for a while. But this is upsetting since it's just gonna make it even HARDER to get a baby duck!
     
  6. poult

    poult Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I should clarify Irgendwo means somewhere in German haha tricky huh?! :p

    If you clean your coop often that should help keep the bacteria of the virus away.
     
  7. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    but you can type really good english.
     
  8. poult

    poult Chillin' With My Peeps

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    *slaps forehead* sorry I'm confusing I don't speah fluent german I can speak a little & I just really love their language & I have a lot of german in my blood.Sorry I am just a dork :lol:
     
  9. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohh haha its all good! :)
     
  10. poult

    poult Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :D so does anyone know the mortality rate for this virus?
     

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