Sanitation

It is important to keep poultry facilities clean. A good biosecurity program will help to keep disease exposure to a minimum. If a problem occurs, clean and disinfect when there is a disease outbreak.

Bleach is a relatively inexpensive and effective disinfectant. It is good for cleaning up and getting rid of many dangerous bacteria, viruses. Unfortunately bleach is also harmful to humans, wildlife and the environment. Disinfectant wipes and cleaning sprays may not be as effective as bleach at

Characteristics of selected disinfectants (Center for Disease Control)

General characteristics of disinfectants (Mississippi State University)

Sanitation (West Virginia University)

Water sanitation (Animalsites.blogspot.com)

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