Protecting Your Poultry from Pests, Wild Birds, and Predators

2020-10-01T08:12:22-07:00

Raising poultry is exciting, but it definitely takes some work to keep your birds safe while outside. You’ll want to protect your birds from hungry predators, pests and wild animals that can pass on diseases to your birds and to you!   Wild Birds  It’s important to keep your poultry separate from wild birds, turkeys, and waterfowl, like ducks and geese. As fellow members of the bird family, wild birds can pass-off certain diseases to our domestic birds. That means it’s very important that we create barriers around our poultry, and practice good biosecurity, to minimize the risk to our

Protecting Your Poultry from Pests, Wild Birds, and Predators2020-10-01T08:12:22-07:00

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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