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  • Managing Risk In Poultry Production - Don't Overlook The Biggest Risk Of All

    Tuesday, September 08, 2015 Managing Risk In Poultry Production - Don't Overlook The Biggest Risk Of All

    The potential spread of infectious disease must be constantly on the mind of those who run concentrated animal feeding operations. Every effort must be made to prevent the introduction of disease carrying agents to poultry stock - as there can be many unwanted consequences, ranging from a reduction in productivity to complete failure of the operation.

    The concept of bio-security has been developed in order to help managers understand risk and put in place measures to safeguard their operations. Each enterprise must determine how much risk they face across every facet of the operation, in order to identify and maintain appropriate control measures. READ MORE

  • Increasing Threats Facing Poultry Production Business Today

    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Increasing Threats Facing Poultry Production Business Today

    Traditional poultry production systems face many challenges, but one of the main ones is associated with the introduction and propagation of infection. Infectious "agents" can cause a variety of diseases, whether clinical or subclinical, which can have a significant effect on the productivity and ultimate viability of the entire business.

    Bio-security is the process of managing those risks wherever possible, in order to keep the risk of infection to an absolute minimum and to prevent the spreading of various diseases from one area to another. Each business must assess its own level of risk throughout all phases of the operation and needs to implement an ongoing plan to properly manage those risks. READ MORE


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