Embryology Health Risks Dr Ken Koelkebeck Extension Poultry

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Embryology Health Risks Dr. Ken Koelkebeck Extension Poultry Specialist University of Illinois Extension

Embryology Health Risks Dr. Ken Koelkebeck Extension Poultry Specialist University of Illinois Extension

E. coli & Salmonella • All animals carry E. coli and some Salmonella in

E. coli & Salmonella • All animals carry E. coli and some Salmonella in intestines • Small % of eggs (1 in 20, 000) may contain Salmonella enteritidis (SE) • Fertile eggs used in project come from flocks that are routinely tested for any presence of SE

E. coli & Salmonella • Most Salmonella infection cases come from food-borne sources (improper

E. coli & Salmonella • Most Salmonella infection cases come from food-borne sources (improper food handling) • Bottom Line: Teach good hygiene (sanitation – wash hands) to reduce very small risk of Salmonella or E. coli infections

National Status • 232 premises positive for HPAI – 211 commercial – 21 backyard

National Status • 232 premises positive for HPAI – 211 commercial – 21 backyard Commercial premises MN-109; WI – 9; MO – 2; IA – 71; NE – 5 ND – 2; SD – 10; CA – 2; AR - 1

Cost of HPAI in Iowa • Iowa Farm Bureau – above 1. 2 billion

Cost of HPAI in Iowa • Iowa Farm Bureau – above 1. 2 billion !!! to the economy of Iowa • Total includes losses associated with depletion of flocks and indirect effects on economy

Avian Influenza (AI) (Bird Flu) • Chicks are never born with AI. Virus will

Avian Influenza (AI) (Bird Flu) • Chicks are never born with AI. Virus will not transmit from hen to chick via egg • Fertile eggs used in classroom come from flocks which are closely monitored and routinely tested • AI (Bird Flu) (H 5 N 1) found in Asia have never been found in North America

Avian Influenza (AI) (Bird Flu) • Strains of Bird Flu crossing over to humans

Avian Influenza (AI) (Bird Flu) • Strains of Bird Flu crossing over to humans in Asia are different form of AI • People who died were in direct contact with infected birds • They lived with birds and contracted disease by breathing in the virus

Avian Influenza (AI) (Bird Flu) • Web site information: • http: //poultryextension. psu. edu/AI%20

Avian Influenza (AI) (Bird Flu) • Web site information: • http: //poultryextension. psu. edu/AI%20 • Info. html • Finally, teachers remember that the children should ALWAYS wash their hands before and after handling the eggs and chicks

Embryology Health Facts • Incubation and Embryology – 4 -H Youth Development

Embryology Health Facts • Incubation and Embryology – 4 -H Youth Development