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Poultry Health & Disease / Biosecurity
on September 12, 2018

People are the key to rodent control on poultry farms

Commitment from management, worker training and product rotation are the keys to keeping rodent numbers low on poultry farms.

A good rodent control program is a vital part of a poultry farm’s biosecurity program. Rats and mice are important vectors of Salmonella, mycoplasmas, E.coli, Pasteurella and worms.

In addition to being biosecurity risks, rodents can have a significant impact on the economics of poultry farming because…

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