USDA Launches New Biosecurity Campaign

Asking All Poultry Owners, Workers and Hobbyists to Protect the Health of Live Poultry The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection...

Sanitation and Disease Prevention for Poultry

Quick Facts… Biosecurity measures will help with disease prevention and are essential for the poultry flock owner. Biosecurity consists of the methods an owner...

Biosecurity key to minimizing spread of Avian Influenza this fall

By Abby Neu, Extension Educator – Poultry, Carol Cardona, Extension specialist, poultry virologist and Sally Noll, Extension poultry scientist Through diligent surveillance, two Minnesota turkey...

Biosecurity for Birds

Raising backyard poultry is a growing trend across the United States.  It is very important for all backyard poultry owners to know the signs...

A multi-objective optimization problem for using poultry litter in electricity production

a Business School, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China b Louisiana State University (LSU) and LSU Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA ...

Farm biosecurity: what are your areas of risk?

Biosecurity is the planned, methodical approach to securing your farm as safe and disease-free. Whether you are implementing a biosecurity plan for the first...

How total farm water pressure and volume affect commercial poultry production

Download the Complete Article  How Total Farm Water Pressure and Volume Affect Commercial Poultry Production This publication provides additional information as follow-up to an earlier...

APHIS Finalizes Conditions for Paying Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Indemnity

he U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is issuing a final rule outlining the conditions under which USDA will...

Checklist to Implementing an Effective Poultry Biosecurity Plan

Implementing any of these suggestions will reduce the risk of disease entry. Each additional step implemented will further reduce biosecurity risks. Restrict entry to...

Biosecurity Basics for Poultry Growers

Biosecurity refers to procedures used to prevent the introduction and spread of disease-causing organisms in poultry flocks. Because of the concentration in size and...