Euthanasia & Proper Disposal

Every farm member should be trained on proper euthanasia techniques, including manual cervical dislocation. There should be regular maintenance of any equipment used to euthanize large birds, e.g. Zephyr Gun. Write down maintenance procedure, train those who will do it and record each time it is completed. Keep a maintenance record/log.

Should a reportable disease be identified in your flock, proper deadstock management protocols should be followed. Seek guidance from your marketing board representative, CFIA or OMAFRA>