Poultry improvement project
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 5

Poultry Improvement Project PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 60 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Poultry Improvement Project. Disease Prevention. Diseases. Causes are from: Hereditary Physiological Nutritional Animate Examples include bacteria and protozoan Managerial Others Poisons, dusts, etc. How Diseases Spread?. By introducing diseased birds to healthy flocks.

Download Presentation

Poultry Improvement Project

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Poultry improvement project

Poultry Improvement Project

Disease Prevention


Diseases

Diseases

  • Causes are from:

    • Hereditary

    • Physiological

    • Nutritional

    • Animate

      • Examples include bacteria and protozoan

    • Managerial

    • Others

      • Poisons, dusts, etc.


How diseases spread

How Diseases Spread?

  • By introducing diseased birds to healthy flocks.

  • By introducing healthy birds who may be carriers to healthy flocks.

  • Contact with objects that have the disease on them such as water dishes, crates, and feeders.


Poultry improvement project

  • Carcasses of dead birds that have not been disposed of properly.

  • Impure water, such as surface drainage water.

  • Rodents and free-flying birds.

  • Insects; for example fowl pox is commonly transmitted by the mosquito.

  • Shoes and clothing of people.

  • Contaminated feed and feed bags.

  • Contaminated soil or litter.

  • Airborne (especially in large #’s of chickens)


Vaccinations

Vaccinations

  • A vaccination is like an insurance policy.

  • For viruses it is one of the best ways to control disease.

    • When to Vaccinate:

      • Purchase day-old chicks vaccinated at the hatchery against Marek’s Disease.

      • Vaccinate for Newcastle at 7 days and at 4 weeks of age.


  • Login