Biosecurity Technical Articles


Article published the July 27, 2018:

One Brick Higher: Biosecurity Practices and Investments Implemented by Today’s Poultry Producers

The 2015 outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus devastated the United States poultry industry. A novel Eurasian-North American H5N2 was detected in 221 commercial cases of HPAI primarily in ...
Author/s :
Yuko Sato
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Article published the July 17, 2018:

Demographics and practices of semi-intensive free-range farming systems in Australia with an outdoor stocking density of 1500 hens/hectare

Introduction Recent legislation in Australia, that came into effect from March 2017, states that eggs labelled ‘free-range’ need to be laid by hens with meaningful and regular access to the outdoor...
Author/s :
Dr Isabelle RuhnkeMini Singh
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Article published the February 15, 2018:

Impact of material and processing equipment on establishment and persistence of pathogens associated with foodborne illness

Introduction Bacterial foodborne pathogens such as Salmonella (Hood and Zottola, 1997), Campylobacter (Nguyen et al., 2012), Arcobacter (Gibrau et al., 2017) and Listeria (Sofyan et al., 2006) have the ability...
Author/s :
Donald Conner
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Article published the December 5, 2017:

Some points about biosecurity

The poultry industry has experienced unprecedented growth in size and rapid growth. However, the poultry industry faces a narrow margin of profit as well as the risks that cause the weakness of the safety cycle...
Author/s :
Khaled Fadlallah
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Article published the November 9, 2017:

Disinfectants Against Avian Influenza Viruses

Important Basics Before disinfecting any surface, make sure it is thoroughly clean. Cleaning is the most important part of the phrase “Cleaning and Disinfection,” or C&D. Disinfectants do not w...
Author/s :
David Frame
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Article published the October 26, 2017:

Biosecurity: Revisited

Often heard, frequently misunderstood, “biosecurity” is a set of practices that all poultry owners should know and implement to protect their poultry flocks from a disease. Birds that are raised und...
Author/s :
Dr. Casey W. Ritz
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Article published the August 31, 2017:

Quantification of biosecurity status in commercial poultry farms using a scoring system

Introduction Biosecurity increasingly gains importance for the health management of poultry flock. It includes all measures to prevent pathogens from entering the flock and to reduce the spread of pathogens wi...
Author/s :
Professor Dr. Emdadul Haque Chowdhury
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Article published the July 20, 2017:

Top layer humidification of bedding material of laying hen houses to mitigate dust emissions: effects of water spraying on dust, ammonia and odor emissions

Introduction Measures need to be taken in the Netherlands to reduce emissions of fine dust (PM10 and PM2.5) from major emission sources, including poultry houses with litter, to comply with European standards ...
Author/s :
Jan Van Harn Rick van Emous
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Article published the March 3, 2017:

David Swayne on Influenza: "You have to develop a very strong culture of biosecurity"

Q: What are the essential measures to prevent avian influenza? A: For most farming situations, the best way is to improve biosecurity on the farm, so that it is practiced every day. Make it a consistent ha...
Author/s :
David Swayne
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Article published the December 2, 2016:

Evaluating Water Quality for Poultry

Water is the most important nutrient for poultry; survival time is limited in its absence. Birds can survive for longer periods without any other nutrient than they can survive without water. Although water is...
Author/s :
Joseph Hess
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