ID

2902-1088 (APSC-147NP)

Authors as Published

Phillip J. Clauer, Poultry Extension Specialist, Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech; and reviewed by Leonie Jacobs, Assistant Professor, Animal and Poultry Science, Virginia Tech

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Poultry is transported for a few different reasons, for instance to fairs or markets, to a new owner, the vet, or to slaughter. Unfortunately, few people put much thought into how to best transport their fowl. As a result, birds experience distress, get sick or die in transit. This can easily be avoided.


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Publication Date

September 28, 2018