Livestock Production Avoid contracting Bird flu

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    1. Stay away from sick or dead birds
    Do not touch sick or dead birds, either domestic or wild birds. If you do, wash your hands immediately with warm water and soap or hand sanitizer of at least 60% alcohol.
    Do not touch their droppings and avoid stepping on them with your footwear. Wash them if you do, with water and soap.

    2. Report dead birds
    Report dead or sick birds to the veterinary officer or the Agric. Department. Use plastic gloves if you have to dispose of them.

    3. Prepare poultry safely
    Handle and cook chicken safely and well. Wash your hands before and after handling the meat.

    4. Cook eggs until the yolk is firm
    Make sure the egg is well cooked all the way through and the yolk is firm.

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