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CAHFS provides specialized necropsy examinations for birds from backyard flocks
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Choosing a Poultry Flock for a Small Backyard

In this video, we offer some advice on choosing a poultry flock for smaller gardens and small spaces. Whether you want to keep it really small with quails, go slightly bigger with bantam chickens, or go even bigger with full-size chickens. We don’t cover waterfowl, because of the water requirements and the mess they make which doesn’t make them ideal for very small spaces.

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Infectious coryza is a bacterial disease caused by Avibacterium paragallinarum that affects chickens' respiratory systems.
The key aspect of protecting birds from the heat is maximizing their hours of comfort while minimizing their hours of stress. This requires close attention to detail for the grower. Often, these actions and management techniques are not the easiest.
Low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been confirmed in a flock of almost 9,500 breeding ducks in Monterey County, California.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been detected in a commercial turkey flock in Israel for the first time in more than two years, while a low-pathogenic form of the virus has been found in poultry in the Dominican Republic and the U.S.
Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists found that poultry producers can increase flock health and reduce dependence on antibiotics simply by turning out the lights.
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