A cross-sectional study of ownership of backyard poultry in two areas of Palmerston North, New Zealand.

@article{Lockhart2010ACS,
  title={A cross-sectional study of ownership of backyard poultry in two areas of Palmerston North, New Zealand.},
  author={Caroline Lockhart and Mark Stevenson and T G Rawdon},
  journal={New Zealand veterinary journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={155-9}
}
AIMS To determine the proportion of residential land parcels with backyard poultry in an urban and urban-rural fringe area of provincial New Zealand. To document key husbandry and biosecurity practices of owners of backyard poultry, and to identify factors that might assist animal health authorities in locating backyard poultry flocks in the event of an infectious disease emergency. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was undertaken, in which residents of 449 land parcels in an urban and urban… CONTINUE READING

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