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Content about biosecurity

May 5, 2016

What are the impacts of the Veterinary Feed Directive to the livestock feed businesses?

Mr. Gary Huddleston, Manager, Feed Manufacturing Safety & Environmental Affairs, American Feed Industry Association, helps explain the impacts of the Veterinary Feed Directive to the livestock feed businesses. Mr. Huddleston runs through the details on documentation and processes that must be put in place to be compliant with the regulations. Key message: work with all your service providers and suppliers to insure they are informed and prepared before January 1, 2017.

October 9, 2013

Is PEDV is a warning shot for national biosecurity and foreign animal disease preparedness and response?

PEDV-Warning Shot for National Biosecurity and Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness and Response - Dr. Tim Snider, Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, from the 2013 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 14-17, 2013, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

April 15, 2012

Dr. Flynn suggests there are not a lot of resources for equine event managers to understand bio-security, what to do, and how to educate equine event participants.

Biosecurity Toolkit for Equine Events - Dr. Katie Flynn, Equine Staff Veterinarian, California Department of Food & Agriculture Animal Health Branch, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

January 26, 2012

Updates on biosecurity and possible savings on fuel costs.

Back in the 80's, some of Mike Brumm's research at the University of Nebraska indicated room temperatures could be lowered overnight in the nursery without affecting health or efficiency.  Dr. Lee Johnston, University of Minnesota, has picked up that baton and carries it with updated information but similar results.

January 23, 2012

What is farm biosecurity and how is it implemented?

Biosecurity is part of many farm operations, both to protect the animals and consumers. Many farms work to keep diseases contained and maintaining a healthy animal population for consumer food products.

January 23, 2012

What is farm biosecurity and how is it implemented?

Biosecurity is part of many farm operations, both to protect the animals and consumers. Many farms work to keep diseases contained and maintaining a healthy animal population for consumer food products.

January 23, 2012

How do chicken farms approach biosecurity and what are the impacts?

Ontario (Canada) chicken farmers follow strict guidelines to protect their birds from diseases and to ensure that the food they produce is safe. Produced by Agricultural Communication students at the University of Guelph.