Aviagen Best Practice in the Breeder House: Biosecurity

Biosecurity minimizes the adverse effects to prevent the spread of disease, optimize bird performance, welfare and more.  

Proper Brooder Management

Proper Brooder Management is doing everything possible to promote a comfort zone in the broiler pen which will maximize feed and water intake during...

Key Biosecurity Factors for Livestock Producers

Source: Huvepharma Biosecurity measures prevent or limit the introduction, circulation and persistance of contaminants in a production unit, as well as their dissemination to other...

Have you updated your biosecurity plan recently?

As milder weather replaces the wintery conditions across Canada there will be a reemergence of new plants, animals, and insects. There will also be...

Outdoor activities can increase disease risk in home or commercial flocks

By Carol Cardona, Extension specialist, poultry virologist A single duck can excrete billions of influenza virus particles per day. Influenza virus survives in cold, moist conditions...

Take time to evaluate biosecurity

By Abby Schuft, Extension Educator – Poultry, Carol Cardona, Extension specialist and poultry virologist and Sally Noll, Extension poultry scientist November 10, 2020 Through diligent surveillance, two Minnesota...

Better management, biosecurity could mean lower Salmonella levels in NAE farms

New research has suggested that Salmonella levels in no-antibiotics-ever (NAE) poultry systems could be lower than those on conventional broiler farms. Estefania Novoa Rama, a...

Information initiative builds on Cobb’s biosecurity efforts

A new international virtual effort from Cobb-Vantress is the latest initiative to continue providing technical expertise and insights amid the ongoing global pandemic. Customers...

Rodent Control in Livestock and Poultry Facilities

Rats and mice have long been a problem on farms where food and nesting sites are plentiful. These animals consume and contaminate food destined...

Biosecurity Plan Audits for Poultry Producers due by September 20, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, Veterinary Services (USDA-APHIS-VS) is giving poultry producers until September 20, 2020 to have a written...
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