Section 3. Biosecurity

  1. Prevention
  2. Biosecurity
  3. Isolation
  4. Traffic Control
  5. Sanitation
  6. Decontamination

When to Clean and Disinfect Equipment

  • Clean cages, feeders, and drinkers every day.13
  • Clean housing and equipment before starting a new flock.
  • Clean your tires, truck, and trailer before and after traveling to locations with other birds such as fairs.
  • Clean equipment if shared with other flock owners.
  • Clean equipment if exposed to new birds.
  • Clean equipment if exposed to sick birds.

Muddy Tire
Photo Credit: Jenny Madsen