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What kind of floors should a hatchery have?

Concrete

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What rule of thumb should you always fallow when handling eggs?

Wash your hands

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What temperature should a hatchery be?

65-80 degrees

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When you purchase an incubator how do you pick the best one?

Pick one that is well built with good insulation

4

If eggs sweat when you remove from the holding room, what do you do?

Reduce the humidity or temperature of the room where the eggs are trayed.

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What are 3 important factors to consider when entering game bird farming?

Game birds are regarded as a wildlife crop, motive is to establish or increase local game bird populations, consider this as business venture of supply and demand

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What are some Parasitic Diseases of Game birds

Coccidiosis, Blackhead, Worms

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Blackhead (parasitic) Disease is destructive in what game birds?

Pheasants, chukars, grouse

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What is the Symptom of Blackhead disease?

Birds appear droopy, stop feeding, and have yellowish brown stool that is watery and foamy

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What is the best protection against Worms?

Avoid wet spots around waters and feeders and to provide well – drained, sloping pens

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Game birds also are affected by Acute Infectious Diseases. What are the two Acute Infectious Diseases?

Erysipelas and Fowl Cholera

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Erysipelas general symptoms include?

Weakness, listlessness, loss of appetite, sometimes yellowish or greenish diarrhea.

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True or False: Erysipelas and Fowl Cholera will bring about short period to death sometimes before there are any symptoms.

True

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Game Birds also have Viral Diseases Which are?

Newcastle, Marble spleen disease, Quail Bronchitis, Fowl Pox

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Symptoms of Newcastle Viral Disease?

Coughing and hoarseness followed by degrees of leg and wing paralysis, tremors, and twisting of the neck

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Newcastle is transmitted via?

fecal contamination, eggs, and offal of infected birds

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Is there a treatment for Marble Spleen Disease?

No treatment is known – Death happens with or without noticeable signs of illness.

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What are the symptoms of Fowl pox in Game Birds?

Many lesions or sores on the skin and mucous membranes of the mouth and upper respiratory tract