Barn Management
Once contaminated, poultry facilities are difficult and expensive to clean, sanitize and disinfect. Visible signs of disease are only the tip of the iceberg, beneath which there may be less obvious subclinical disease, which can be devastating economically, over a long period of time. Bird-to-bird transmission of diseases may result…
November 4, 2011 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed a low-pathogenicity H7 avian influenza virus in wild birds in central and Western Canada. The birds were sampled through Canada’s Inter-Agency Wild Bird Influenza Survey, which serves as an early warning system designed to detect avian influenza viruses…
June 24, 2011 – The chief veterinary officer with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says food safety starts on the farm, and livestock producers need to get more involved.| READ MORE
More than 135 Ontario poultry producers have picked up what many people would consider some pretty easy biosecurity money. The producers were among 500 that took in a four-hour biosecurity refresher course, decided what they wanted to do, developed a plan and applied. So long as the project fit the…
April 1, 2011 – Thousands of young turkeys at a southwest Missouri poultry farm have been killed to prevent the spread of avian flu.
After they’ve been contaminated with pathogens (bacteria, viruses, etc.), poultry facilities are extremely difficult and expensive to clean, sanitize and disinfect.1 Demonstrating the importance of having a biosecurity plan in place to prevent pathogens from entering poultry facilities was the focus of a workshop held by the PIC for producers.…
NEWS HIGHLIGHT GM chickens that don't spread AI developed Chickens genetically modified to prevent them spreading bird flu have been produced by researchers at the Universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh.
A key to better biosecurity might be to avoid using the word “bio-security,” according to J.P Vaillancourt of the University of Montreal. Poultry farmers have heard so much about biosecurity in recent years that they tend to turn off at the mention of the word, he said. In general, they…
Since the avian influenza outbreak in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley in 2004, and each time another incident is recorded  (most recently in turkeys in the U.K. ) the B-word continues to make headlines. What could have been done? Who should have done it?  What impacts have been felt?
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