7 Tips How to Effectively Control Salmonella Enterica

Salmonella Enterica infections are very common in poultry and hatchery sectors. The entire poultry manufacturing chain must be involved in order to effectively control Salmonella Enteritis.

The infection has a significant impact on weakened immune systems like chicks are the most vulnerable and are more likely to become infected within the first two weeks after hatching.

Salmonella Enteritis

Here are 3 strategies to keep the Salmonella outbreak at bay:

1. Ensuring proper management and sanitation

Salmonella can contaminate cages, coops, soil, and everything else sick birds come into contact with. To prevent the spread of bacteria, the storage facilities, transport vehicles, setters, ventilation system, and entire hatchery should be disinfected and kept hygienic.

In order to avoid bacterial contamination, eggs should be gathered often, and cracked eggs should be removed. Rodents, birds, and other insects that aid in the spread of Salmonella should be eradicated. In addition, all new and old equipment should be cleaned and disinfected.

Salmonella Enteritis
Eggshells from the hatchery carry a high rate of infections

2. Vaccination

3. Biosecurity in farm management

How Does It Get Around?

Salmonella can be found in both human and animal intestines. It is spread from person to person through the consumption of foods that have come into contact with the feces of an infected person or animal (known as fecal-oral transmission). Furthermore, salmonellosis can be contracted by touching something contaminated by feces (such as a pet or wild animal) and then touching their mouth or nose before washing their hands.

The following are the most typical sources of infection:

Feces on the ground or during preparation contaminated raw fruits and vegetables and raw meats that haven’t been properly cooked.

Hopefully, we were able to answer some of your questions on how to handle Salmonella Enterica efficiently. Hopefully, you and your firm will be able to prevent severe problems in the future.

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