TITLE

Biosecurity short of the mark on 82% of farms

AUTHOR(S)
King, Jane
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;8/24/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 8, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the lack of biosecurity measures implemented in farms based on a survey conducted by the periodical "Farmer's Weekly" in Great Britain in August 2007. Only 18% of the respondents stated that they implement biosecurity, 48% claimed that their implementation could be better and 34% admitted that they do not implement it. British Veterinary Association president David Catlow cited the need to pay strict attention to biosecurity in the cattle and sheep sectors. Several tips on implementing biosecurity are included.
ACCESSION #
27340882

 

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