University of Maryland Extension

Rodent Control on Small Poultry Farms

Mice and rats are nuisance animals that typically

can be found anywhere that poultry are grown.

These rodents can spread disease and cause

structural damage to your facilities, resulting in

economic losses. Rodents are known to carry up to

45 different diseases including leptospirosis,

Salmonellosis, fowl pox and erysipelas.

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