Infection Routes for Salmonella bacteria in the poultry industry

Salmonella infection and spread can occur at any point in poultry production. Control measures need to be enforced at each point of poultry meat and egg production.

The following diagram represents the infection routes of Salmonella during poultry production.

Infection routes of Salmonella in poultry production.

For Salmonella free poultry products, Salmonella control measures need to be applied at each stage of production.

Read more about specific Salmonella control measures by following the links in the left navigation menu or by clicking on a point in the diagram above.