Managing Cocci in My Flock

I Have:

Pullets (Layers/Broiler Breeders)

This is NOT a housing management guide. These sections were created to help explain the relationship between housing and oocyst ingestion. Please consult your veterinarian and bird management guide from the breeding company for housing management information.

I use:

Name of Rearing System

 Picture of Rearing System

 Conventional Cage Rearing -
Click Here for Prevention Methods

A coccidiosis and/or a necrotic enteritis outbreak may be seen around 2-4 and 19-26 weeks of age.

 Picture of conventional cage rearing

 Litter Rearing -
Click Here for Prevention Methods

Picture courtesy of Kobus Van-Heerden


A coccidiosis and/or a necrotic enteritis outbreak may be seen around 2-4 and 19-26 weeks of age.

chick flock in barn 

Alternate System: Aviary Rearing -
Click Here for Prevention Methods

A coccidiosis and/or a necrotic enteritis outbreak may be seen around 2-4 and 19-26 weeks of age.

 Picture of aviary rearing system for pullets

Alternate System: Enriched Cage Rearing - Click Here for Prevention Methods

A coccidiosis and/or a necrotic enteritis outbreak may be seen around 2-4 and 19-26 weeks of age.

 Picture of enriched cage rearing