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on December 18, 2017

Avian flu biosecurity plan is key to rapid response

The US avian flu outbreak of 2017 reinforced the need for site-specific biosecurity plans for poultry farms with approved emergency response plans.

No poultry farm is immune to an avian influenza outbreak, therefore, having a plan to deal with such a situation is crucial, explained Dr. Charles Hatcher, state veterinarian with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture at the 2017 Live Production and Welfare Seminar in Nashville, Tennessee.

“You can never do…

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