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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. Register for free to access premium content.

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Biosecurity a top priority for preserving poultry health

Ever since the avian influenza outbreak of 2014-15, poultry operations have been particularly vigilant in biosecurity efforts
The North American poultry industry changed forever during the winter of 2014-2015, when an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza struck commercial turkey flocks, eventually reaching the U.S. egg industry and leading to the loss of more than 48 million birds.
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USDA confirms 9 more cases of virulent Newcastle disease

During the week of March 1 – 7, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed nine additional cases of virulent Newcastle (vND) disease in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, California.
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Tyson Foods receives third-party poultry handling certification

USPOULTRY program supports company’s ongoing commitment to animal welfare
As part of its commitment to animal welfare, Tyson Foods, Inc. has implemented a third-party certification program to help ensure the proper handling and transportation of birds in its chicken business.
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