An important part of response preparation includes training and educating those on the front line in dealing with a foreign animal disease outbreak.
Veterinarians will monitor the process that includes special disinfection facilities, baths, water reservoirs, quarantine zones, and other services.
The center will be equipped with the latest diagnostic techniques for investigation of disease outbreaks among wildlife.
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has launched a new text alert service to inform bird keepers of any disease outbreaks.
Authorities have prepared a plan to eradicate the avian-flu pandemic, ensure the safety of livestock and poultry, and maintain human health.
Confidentiality, producer liability, and costs are concerns for livestock producers.
Health plans should be a living document that provides a framework for how a farmer can prevent or respond to disease challenges in their herd or flock.
Animal Health Australia’s report on a trial which tracked 60 sheep and goats, revealed only 77 percent could be back-traced to a property using the National Livestock Identification System database.
The report discusses three recommendations to improve the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) evaluations of foreign countries' animal health systems.
This resource offers a graphical reference for key infection control messages relevant to veterinary personnel.