Poultry biosecurity risks: identifying flows

Quick facts Define system boundaries around barns and farmsteads and line(s) of separations to separate clean from dirty areas. Be aware of every flow...

What is Biosecurity?

Last Modified: Feb 8, 2019 What is Biosecurity? Biosecurity refers to everything that’s done to keep diseases and the pathogens that carry them – viruses, bacteria,...

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...

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...

Organic Poultry Production vs. Other Systems

Download the Complete File There are a number of different poultry production systems available today, and consumers commonly confuse organic poultry production with other...

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...

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...

HACCP in the Egg Industry: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point System

Voluntary participation in HACCP-type programs reduces the risk of marketing eggs contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis and maintains consumer confidence in egg products. Foreword This manual provides...

Rethink biosecurity

uick facts Biosecurity is key to preventing and reducing disease risk, including avian influenza. Enforce biosecurity basics including isolation, flow control, sanitation and cleaning and...

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...
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