Our mission is to provide you with factual information on birds, laws and regulations, fowl and poultry diseases, and so much more.

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Salmonella Prevention
Preventing and educating about Salmonella is a high priority of the BSOA. Learn the signs.
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Best Shipping Practices
Read up on the best shipping practices that member hatcheries use to ship chicks nationwide.
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Fowl & Poultry Diseases
Like any animal, live birds can carry and spread diseases to other birds and even humans. Learn the signs and how to protect yourself and your flock from these common diseases.
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Backyard Biosecurity
Learn the basics on how to keep your flock healthy!