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Biosecurity

The latest information, protocols and research on farm biosecurity to keep contagious diseases and pests from entering livestock farms and spreading to neighboring producers from the editors of WATT PoultryUSA, Poultry International and Egg Industry magazines. Topics include risk assessment, risk management and risk communication strategies.

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Producer survey seeks biosecurity, indemnity opinions

Survey, organized by University of Tennessee and Kansas State University, features 11 questions and offers anonymity to respondents
The faculty at the University of Tennessee and Kansas State University are working together on a poultry producer survey aimed towards on-farm biosecurity practices and producer opinions on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s current indemnity policy.
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Investing in poultry health

Select Genetics is pleased to announce the opening of its new diagnostic lab in Willmar, Minnesota. At 1400 square feet, it includes a dedicated serology suite and a negative pressure necropsy room.
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Diamond V at 75: Focus on swine health at World Pork Expo

Changes in the regulation of antibiotics are affecting pork production around the world, especially for integrated food companies and countries that export pork, says Dr. Y.K. Kwan, a veterinarian with feed industry experience who provides technical services for Diamond V partners and customers in Southeast Asia.
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9 biosecurity tips for pastured poultry flocks

Learn proactive steps to increase biosecurity on the farm by planning ahead of the chicks' arrival and through day-to-day management.
Biosecurity plans and practices revolve around the idea of prevention rather than treatment, and reducing opportunities for contamination on a poultry farm.
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