February 4, 2014

Biosecurity important to poultry operations worldwide

“If you have a set of biosecurity rules and procedures so exhaustive that the document would do serious damage if dropped on your foot, you don’t have a plan, you have a problem. Biosecurity rules are intended to reduce risk, but if they are incomprehensible, overwhelming, ignored, outdated or essentially useless, it’s time for an overhaul,” suggested David Shapiro, DVM, director of veterinary services at Perdue Farms, during his Biosecurity: Real World Biosecurity Strategies to Minimize Animal Health and Food Safety Risks presentation. He reviewed essential biosecurity procedures pertaining to poultry production at the Biosecurity: Revisiting the Basics and Implementing New Strategies program held during the 2014 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). The program was sponsored by U.S. Poultry
& Egg Association.  Read More

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