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Discover the secrets to broiler growth by spending some time on the brooder floor with Dr. Scott Gillingham, Poultry Veterinarian.
Factor in the right production dependencies for your egg farm to get at accurate estimates. Don't over or undershoot, use this method.
A simple formula for calculating exactly how much feed your flocks will consume. This tells you the actual number of bags needed - handy.
Biosecurity is the practical discipline of poultry farm operational management in preventing disease among flocks.
Carefully planned routines of:
…primarily are the defensive means for blocking out the threat of sickness or harm befalling the birds.
Microorganisms, like bacteria, fungi and viruses are responsible for producing disease.
So, biosecurity planning provides practical methods for reducing:
Securing poultry houses against the invasion of wild animals such as rodents for example plays a big part in biosecurity.
However, wild animals are not the only carriers of potentially deadly microorganisms on a poultry farm site.
A major factor in disease transmission is people.
Staff and visitors.
Our shoes and clothing, in particular, are common vehicles for carrying mould spores, bacteria etc.
Cross-contamination between flocks is a usual suspect for outbreak on-site.
On a national and global scale, widespread cases of Avian Influenza, or bird flu have has been known to result from (seemingly innocuous causes such as):
I recently put together searched online for a comprehensive guide to cleaning a poultry house.
The kind of instruction that anyone could begin trying like NOW.
Whilst I found many theoretical pieces,
I couldn’t find something that really had a hands-on appeal.
So, I decided to design a neat actionable guide myself.
Here it is:
The Ultimate Gameplan for Poultry Farm Cleaning
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