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...

Biosecurity at the Barn entrance –A critical control point

Biosecurity measures are in place to protect poultry flocks from transmissible infections — but how effective are they really? Researchers in Quebec and Ontario...

Writing a biosecurity plan using NPIP audit principles

Quick facts It is a best practice to have, maintain and use a site-specific, operational biosecurity plan, no matter the annual production size. A...

Cobb Launches New Biosecurity Resource Hub

Cobb-Vantress’ ability to achieve critical genetic progress relies on uncompromising biosecurity — a commitment Cobb has made for decades. Now, customers from around the...

Biosecurity reminder for upland gamebird farms

Situation update Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been detected in a flock of commercial turkeys in South Carolina. This is a reminder that...

Biosecurity: Protecting Your Birds from Disease

Biosecurity means protecting your birds by preventing disease from entering your farm, and protecting others by preventing disease from leaving your farm. Some diseases are...

Managing Nuisance Odor and Dustfrom Poultry Growing Operations

Download the complete article As towns and suburbs spread into agricultural areas, new homes, places of worship,schools and businesses may be built near livestock and...

Commercial Layer Farm BioSecurity

People: • Restrict visitors, provide a questionnaire to ensure biosecurity compliance • No outside bird contact for minimum of 3 days • Provide shower or at minimum...

Avian influenza outbreaks highlight the importance of biosecurity

Since the end of 2019, there have been reports of avian influenza in several European countries, including Hungary, Poland, and Romania. The virus detected...

Biosecurity: plans, puzzles and people

By Abby Neu Schuft, Extension Educator NPIP Biosecurity Plan Audits The count-down has begun for producers to complete their first NPIP Biosecurity Plan Audit. Each eligible...
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