Participation in Forum on June 27, 2018
Deep litter can cause heat and, if not treated, with mint oils or such like will encourage vermin. Drinking water causes problems also with spillages wet areas cause high ammonia smells and flies who in turn set the ball rolling for coci. If you can manage the water feeders and use the right bedding pine needle 8" depth, you would find it best to use, but extra work is the problem for costs.
Participation in Forum on April 2, 2018
Avian influenza H9n2,seems to be linked to stale air, and dust and bloom . respiratory problems can only come from the lack of fresh air. Sheds with 3 sides of wire would be of better health, for any kept bird
Participation in Forum on March 20, 2018
Captive birds, getting the h9n2 flu, I can understand, yet there are not enough corpses from wild birds ,that have this flu virus, showing up in areas that have the infection, the chickens life span is short, and egg laying not much longer, this looks like a in house problem sanitary, and further pointing to the high risk on ECOLI as that is a man made problem through neglect also
Participation in Forum on March 19, 2018
Why is this h9n2 showing up so often, when farms are getting closed that have outbreaks?Also in the area that has Large groups of birds like geese. you don't find any dead birds thereHave any farms let this flu run its course? if not, why not as the bird is going to be killed in the end.
Participation in Forum on February 27, 2018
If the environment is not kept clean, what then, is the going to produce a super virus, bugs. Are herbs not part of the ingredients of antibiotics
Participation in Forum on January 4, 2017
What about wheat and barley, would a steam process treat this problem or dry cured solve it
Participation in Forum on November 3, 2014
will have to come a time when all chicks have to be put together in a all viral states and bacteria infested coop and let them sort it out themselves, with only good grain as feed, and plain water. nothing else immunity needs to be sought, a last man standing sort of program then hens breed from the best and what ever environment they cam from some of the environment mo ...
Participation in Forum on September 9, 2014
the use of yogurt in a compound, would that not help good bacteria mixed in the feed, if used in stay fresh bags or colostrum from cattle as bacteria is the route to all illnesses in the intestine track
Participation in Forum on September 9, 2013
the problem that is occurring, with most poultry injections is not the vaccine, but that of the administration, what is happing the birds are not getting done at the one time with this i mean the arrival of new birds say 2 weeks later than the first arrivals what happens here the birds that have been jagged excrete the virus that was injected into them 2 weeks before and the ...
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