Table 8: Hygienic practices in surveyed poultry farms and households in Bauchi and Gombe States (2009/2012).

Sanitation/disinfectionNumber positivePercentage

Dead bird disposal
 Burial1710
 Incineration/burning106
 Left to rot120 71
 Fed to dogs 2313
 Use of protective clothing159
 Use of disinfectants6941