What to do if you suspect Avian Flu

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by modemweeds, Feb 7, 2015.

  1. modemweeds

    modemweeds New Egg

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    Hello All,

    RE: How to tell if your chickens have the AVIAN FLU?

    My pollutes have been dying off almost 1 bi-weekly. They exhibit no symptoms...until I either find them dead or in distress...what should i do? I

    Anyone familiar with this?

    Your help is much appreciated?
     
  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This a job for Biosecurity, in the Pacific Northwest there was a big case of it for the longest time but now it seems to be dying down, I would go find out how you could report it and from what I understand test your flock also keep watch of what's going on in the area or region that you live in AI wise if there are cases than it's probably wise to practice this . If you find dead or sick chickens than I would cull them (not the dead ones the sick ones) . Keep your visits to other flocks and people visiting your flocks low, Make sure to wash all equipment and I would for awhile not borrow or lend out any poultry related equipment. Even if it isn't AI if you suspect your flock to be sick biosecurity is a good thing to practice.
     

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