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.
Buying in cattle can connect a holding to more than 1,000 other farms in any given year, an analysis of British Cattle Movement Survey (BCMS) data has found.
As pig farmers fine-tune their biosecurity plans in the face of increased foreign animal disease (FAD) pressure, many are turning to composting to handle daily mortality.
Each farm is different in terms of management and facilities, so there’s no blanket approach to biosecurity.
Biosecurity covers anything or anyone—people, vehicles, rodents—entering the area where livestock grows. Protocols and training for delivery drivers, workers and family reduce risk.
The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has launched a new outreach campaign focused on preventing the spread of infectious poultry diseases in both commercial and backyard poultry.
Careful use of antibiotics, well-timed administration of vaccines and improved biosecurity can produce healthier calves.