Biosecurity Technical Articles

Article published the July 20, 2017:
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 ...
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Jan Van Harn Rick van Emous
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Article published the March 3, 2017:
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...
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David Swayne
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Article published the December 2, 2016:
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...
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Joseph Hess
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Article published the September 29, 2016:
Introduction Composting is a natural process where beneficial microorganisms decompose and transform organic materials into a useful and biologically stable end-product that is safe for the environment. This p...
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Dr. Casey W. Ritz
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Article published the July 26, 2016:
Originally published in Letters in Applied Microbiology  Introduction Campylobacter jejuni is one of the most common causes of food-borne bacterial gastroenteritis worldwide; in the European Union, it is...
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Trudy Wassenaar
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Article published the October 17, 2013:
Although the magnitude of economic value is usually much less in small standard-bred poultry operations compared to multimillion-dollar commercial chicken or turkey companies, there are still many reasons to pr...
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David Frame
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Article published the November 30, 2012:
Diseases are produced by micro-organisms which are universal and single organisms reproduce and multiply number of times. Disease incidences are higher in old and densely populated poultry farms. Bio-security ...
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Dr. Madeha UntooTufail Banday
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Article published the July 30, 2012:
Definition: Aluminum sulfate (alum) is added to poultry litter in the poultry house to reduce ammonia volatilization.  Purpose: Over half of the nitrogen excreted by chickens is lost to the atmosphere ...
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Philip A. Moore, Jr.
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Article published the August 5, 2011:
In Part 1 only the principles of bio-security were discussed. In part II and part III the other aspects of bio-security will be discussed. What are critical points of a poultry farm which needs special attentio...
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Munawar Ali
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Article published the August 1, 2011:
There are many definitions of bio-security and in simple words we can define it as "keeping the birds away from the pathogens or keeping the pathogens away from the birds" The word "Bio-security" is most preac...
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Munawar Ali
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