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Small-scale Poultry & Rabbit Processing Survey

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Happy Holidays! In an effort to learn about issues small-scale poultry and rabbit meat producers face, please take/share this survey.   Poultry & Rabbit Processing in California We are looking for responses by JANUARY 12.   Thank you! 

Posted on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 1:27 PM
Tags: poultry (4), rabbit (1)

UCCE Recommendation for Backyard Poultry Owners in Areas Affected by the Fires

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By Dr. Birgit Puschner, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine andMaurice Pitesky, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine-Cooperative Extension   In addition to all the destruction and inhalation of smoke associated with the recent fires in Northern California, one of the unfortunate legacies remaining are chemical contamination of land, soil and water.  The wildfire debris can include household hazardous waste (e.g. batteries and other...

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:07 AM
Tags: fire (1), Poultry (4)

Got Poultry? Get prepared for HP Avian Influenza

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Dr Maurice Pitesky, DVM, MPVM, ACMPM, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine is major contributor to this blog. Preparing for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in California:  Tips and Resources for Pasture Poultry Producers and Other Poultry Owners QUICK LINKS Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) fact sheet UC Davis Pasture Poultry Demonstration Farm UCCE's Backyard Poultry Census California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System...

Posted on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 8:40 AM
Tags: Avian influenza (2), biosecurity (1), HPAI (1), Poultry (4)

Chickens near Migrating Waterfowl at Increased Risk For Severe 'Bird Flu' Strain

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From UC Davis News Service: UC Davis experts are urging backyard chicken enthusiasts and commercial poultry owners to practice strong biosecurity measures to prevent contact with wild birds, due to highly pathogenic strains of avian influenza recently detected in migratory waterfowl in British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and Butte County, California. The current detected strains, H5N2 and H5N8, are not a risk to human health and have not been found in commercial poultry in the United...

Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 9:14 AM
  • Author: UC Davis News Service
Tags: Avian influenza (2), bird flue (1), Poultry (4)
 
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