8 Ways to Reduce Respiratory Illness in Poultry
In the winter months, as the weather turns colder, chicken keepers are forced to keep their birds shut indoors to protect them from adverse weather conditions. Confinement indoors can create conditions, triggering respiratory illness in poultry.
The respiratory systems of chickens are very sensitive to dust and ammonia, too much of either can bring on symptoms of sneezing, gasping for air, wheezy gurgling sounds, drainage from nostrils, with ruffled feather appearance. This illness can be problematic, and it is wise to be proactive and take these preventative measures. Read on at Community Chickens