Cleaning and Disinfecting

2020-09-22T19:02:03-07:00

Much like areas of your home need a deep-cleaning regularly to get rid of the dirt and grime that’s left behind after day-to-day cleaning, your beloved birds’ homes should be cleared out, cleaned and disinfected frequently. Cleaning and disinfecting aren’t the same thing. Cleaning means clearing out the cage or coop, removing all dirt, litter, feathers, manure and spilled feed, and washing with soap.  Disinfecting involves applying a specific solution to kill harmful microorganisms and help prevent their growth. C&D, as it’s often called, will help keep your poultry happy and healthy if done properly and regularly!     Before starting: 

Cleaning and Disinfecting2020-09-22T19:02:03-07:00

Biosecurity Tips for Any Flock Size

2020-09-08T12:19:58-07:00

We take precautions to protect our health every day. We wash our hands, throw out expired food, and stay home when we are sick. But what about the health of our flock? That’s where bird biosecurity comes in. Biosecurity is vital to ensuring that your flock -- no matter their size -- stays healthy. For bird owners, it is especially important to have proper biosecurity measures in place given that diseases can quickly spread through one’s flock. Let’s shed some light on the importance of biosecurity and what you can do to help.   What is biosecurity?  Biosecurity refers to

Biosecurity Tips for Any Flock Size2020-09-08T12:19:58-07:00

Biosecurity – An Everyday Good Habit

2020-09-08T12:15:23-07:00

It is always important to practice proper infection control measures to limit the spread of disease-causing infectious agents, such as viruses. You have probably been made aware of several of these measures by public health officials recently due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. While the recommended protective measures for COVID-19 fill the news, several of the practices are always good habits to use.  They are “biosecurity” practices that stop the spread of many diseases.  Well, guess what, our animals also can share diseases with each other, and their health improves when we use some

Biosecurity – An Everyday Good Habit2020-09-08T12:15:23-07:00
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