Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Chicken Coop

2021-11-15T21:21:38-08:00

Maintaining a clean coop is important to reduce the potential for disease transmission. To maintain good sanitation, you will need to periodically clean your coop. Good sanitation includes proper cleaning and disinfection of your coop. Big picture, proper cleaning and disinfecting (and we’ll go over the difference between the two) are crucial in order to prevent exposure to multiple infectious diseases including Marek’s disease, Salmonella and ectoparasites like mites. As an example, let's say your neighbor gave you their coop and you wanted to clean it before you start your flock or simply that you want to clean out your

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Chicken Coop2021-11-15T21:21:38-08:00

Marek’s Disease: the Scourge of Poultry Everywhere!

2021-10-05T23:47:26-07:00

You finally have your coop up and running. Your cute feathered friends are clucking away. You’re practicing egg-cellent biosecurity measures and feeding the right diet but what else can you do to protect your birds? SoCal Nestbox aims to provide you with helpful tools, such as  Find A Vet, on our site along with articles (like this one!) to support your happy and healthy human-animal bond. We are here to share important information with you about one of the most common and most devastating avian infectious diseases. Please read on to learn about Marek’s Disease and what you can do

Marek’s Disease: the Scourge of Poultry Everywhere!2021-10-05T23:47:26-07:00

Subtle Signs Of Illness In Companion Birds: How To Monitor Your Pet And Advocate For Their Health Early

2020-11-21T07:24:42-08:00

Birds in the wild will attempt to hide any signs of illness to protect themselves from appearing weak and appetizing to predators! Although you work hard to keep your pet safe and healthy, this natural survival mode can make it tough to know early on that your bird needs veterinary attention. In this article, we hope to provide you with some simple ways to keep track of their normal routine so that you can detect illness early and get your feathered friend help fast! Regular veterinary care is vital for any new additions and all current pets Before we discuss

Subtle Signs Of Illness In Companion Birds: How To Monitor Your Pet And Advocate For Their Health Early2020-11-21T07:24:42-08:00
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