13 ways to prevent poultry disease | Living the Country Life

13 ways to prevent poultry disease

Diseases can be introduced into a backyard chicken flock in many ways. Follow these preventive tips from Ohio State University Extension, and keep your birds healthy.
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1. Keep it clean

Clean, scrub, and disinfect your poultry house on a regular basis.

Reason: Thorough cleanings keep bacteria, viruses, and parasites from building up, and also help deter disease-carrying rodents.

Date Published: March 19, 2013
Date Updated: August 2, 2013

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