If a poultry producer is to reap all the benefits from the investment of money, time and labor, he must maintain a healthy and parasite-free flock. The health status of his birds is important to the producer whether he maintains a backyard flock or commercial poultry flock. Constant monitoring of the flock is the first step in detecting diseases. Identification of the cause and appropriate treatment can prevent a minor condition from becoming an unprofitable enterprise.
The discussions within the following questions and references will aid in maintaining a disease-free, healthy flock that will be a pride to the owner.
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