Section 4. Surveillance and Reporting

1. Vaccination
2. Registration
3. Exhibits, Fairs, and Shows
4. Surveillance and Monitoring
5. Reporting Disease


To control diseases such as avian influenza, most states require backyard flock owners to register their flocks. Inquire about registration with your state's Department of Agriculture. Registration may include chickens, turkeys, ratites, waterfowl, game birds, and homing pigeons. 18

Click here to find your state's Department of Agriculture site.