Keep visitors to a minimum.
Wash your hands before and after coming in contact with live poultry.
Provide disposable boot covers (preferred) and/or disinfectant footbaths for anyone having contact with your flock.
Change clothes before entering poultry areas and before exiting the property.
It's a Fact of Life on the Farm...
IT’S A FACT OF LIFE ON THE FARM— an inescapable element of the food production process. But centuries ago, farmers learned that this plentiful resource makes a great natural fertilizer and soil conditioner. Today, farmers still use manure to grow their crops while taking advantage of the latest science and technology to farm cleaner and grow smarter for local streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay. Learn more at mda.maryland.gov/manure