Outdoor farms are emerging in Europe due to an increase in organic farming. Depending on the country and local practices, pig production may have the highest biosecurity levels, to no biosecurity.
The Secure Pork Supply plan is designed to help pork producers maintain business continuity during an outbreak of a foreign animal disease by preparing the items necessary to request a movement permit if your farm is located in a regulatory control area.
Pre-harvest measures are the first step to control food safety hazards and improving public health and should begin as far up the supply chain as possible to be most effective.
Attention to egg-pack quality, incubation, sanitation, and in ovo vaccination go a long way toward reducing pathogen loads.
Researchers created video games (digital field experiments), which puts players into swine operations and requires them to make decisions.
Knowledge about proper filtration continues to grow as viruses continue to challenge the swine industry.
Silos are tall, complex structures, and it is therefore easy for food stuffs to accumulate in hard-to-reach places.
People who work with pigs often overlook zoonotic diseases as a work place hazard.
Dairy Australia and Meat and Livestock Australia have a range of information resources that relate to those emergency plans - including farm biosecurity plans, cattle health statements, specific disease documents, the Livestock Production Assurance program and the National Livestock Identification System.
This US Department of Agriculture (USDA) infographic provides a reference on how to protect your premises from African swine fever (ASF) and other animal diseases.