Guide for the prevention and control of avian flu in small scale poultry

FAO. ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND HEALTH


GUIDE FOR THE PREVENTION
AND CONTROL OF AVIAN FLU
IN SMALL SCALE POULTRY

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REGIONAL OFFICE FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2006


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Table of contents

Part I   [212Kb]

    Prologue

Part II   [254Kb]

    Introduction
    The disease

      Cause and virulence
      Affected species and natural hosts
      How can avian flu affect a flock?
      Main risks of transmission by contamination with manure and secretions containing virus
      Incubation period
      Clinical signs
      Pathology
      Differential diagnosis

Part III   [574Kb]

    What is biosecurity?
    What to do to protect a farm when there is no outbreak in the province or in the country?

Part IV   [361Kb]

    What to do to protect a farm when there is no outbreak in the province or in the country? (cont'd)

Part V   [468Kb]

    What to do to protect a farm when there is no outbreak in the province or in the country? (cont'd)
    Protection of human beings
    Veterinaries, livestock experts and the district veterinary office: a key partnership to fight avian flu

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