Biosecurity Technical Articles


Article published the October 6, 2020:

Use of Foaming Disinfectants and Cleaners to Reduce Aerobic Bacteria and Salmonella on Poultry Transport Coops

1. Introduction Transportation coops have been shown to be a vector for cross-contamination during the 3–12 h transportation and holding period that occurs before birds are processed [1]. These coops con...
Author/s :
Carolee HinojosaDavid CaldwellMorgan Farnell
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Article published the September 25, 2020:

Rotary Drum Composting of Poultry Mortalities

In general, composting poultry can be described as an all-natural, environmentally friendly method of mortality management, which minimizes water and air pollution by retaining nutrients, pathogens, a...
Author/s :
Tom Tabler
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Article published the August 24, 2020:

Infectious Bronchitis Virus: Classical and Variant Strains

Occurrence IB has been reported as a disease only in chickens. All ages of chickens are susceptible to infection, however, clinical disease severity varies. IB is considered to be worldwide in distribution. Th...
Author/s :
Gary ButcherRichard Miles
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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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