Checking the breathing noises
Good animal care begins with attentive observation by the farmers.
Feed and water consumption, the distribution of the animals in the housing and the condition of the litter provide important indications of whether or not everything is ok.
A hygiene plan with rules for visitors, external vehicles and pest control, as well as hygiene sluices with a change of clothing and disinfection facilities are required under the regulations.
The “all in/all out” principle in chicken farming with care by people who have no contact with other animals kept for farming purposes is a much tried and tested method of epidemic prevention.