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Specific, effective biosecurity protocols need to become part of your standard operating procedures. Take the steps to ensure all employees know how important they are.
Protection related to animal health and food safety issues begins at the farm level, and the acronym “IRS” plays an important role: isolation, resistance and sanitation.
The process of achieving high quality silage begins in the field and is influenced along the way by all subsequent actions in the production process.
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In this time of heightened biosecurity awareness, the importance of an effective disease barrier system for rodent control in and around hog buildings can’t be overstated.
Rodents can cause major problems due to destruction and contamination of food, in addition to disease spread, say two experts at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.
Key elements of a successful biosecurity program are often neglected, says Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt, DVM, a professor at the University of Montreal in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada. You can change that outlook.
Biosecurity is described as a combination of management practices designed to prevent the introduction and transmission of diseases and disease-causing agents into a herd. Learn what your biosecurity plan should include