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Blog: Health

Metzer Farms Statement on HPAI Oct 3, 2022
Thursday, February 2, 2023
Written on October 3, 2022Dear Customers and Friends of Metzer Farms,This past weekend was a tough o... continue reading >>
Friday, March 20, 2020
If you find yourself wondering about Coronavirus and poultry, you are not alone. You may be asking y... continue reading >>
Hardware Disease
Friday, July 6, 2018
Ducks and geese are omnivores. If they think it looks interesting, they will try to eat it. This esp... continue reading >>
What is the NPIP and a Form 9-3i?
Friday, January 12, 2018
NPIP stands for the National Poultry Improvement Plan and is a cooperative agreement between the fed... continue reading >>
Insuring Poultry Flocks In Case Of Catastrophic Disease
Monday, January 12, 2015
Funding was included in the 2014 Farm Bill to determine the feasibility of insuring poultry producer... continue reading >>
9 Steps for Taking Blood Samples from Ducks and Geese
Friday, December 16, 2011
We blood test annually for pullorum for our NPIP membership, quarterly for Avian Influenza and for o... continue reading >>
Can Medicated Feed Be Used for Waterfowl?
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Can medicated feed be given to ducks and geese? Many people say No. I will explain why I feel the ... continue reading >>
Mixing Medicine for Small Flocks of Ducks and Geese
Sunday, March 13, 2011
Oftentimes there is confusion on how to mix commercial sized packages of medicine or vitamin supplem... continue reading >>
How You Can Use Your State Veterinary Laboratory
Friday, October 22, 2010
Normally people would like to use a local veterinarian if their birds are sick. We do have a list on... continue reading >>