TITLE

Association between biosecurity and Salmonella species prevalence on English pig farms

AUTHOR(S)
Twomey, D. F.; Miller, A. J.; Snow, L. C.; Armstrong, J. D.; Davies, R. H.; Williamson, S. M.; Featherstone, C. A.; Reichel, R.; Cook, A. J. C.
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;6/5/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 23, p722
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on the link between biosecurity and seroprevalence of Salmonella species on pig farms in England. A lower Salmonella prevalence was observed in group B farms, which use footwear and vehicle wheel disinfection more frequently compared with group A. Other farm practices investigated include sharing of equipment with other farms, liquid feeding and having slated floors. The relationship of such practices with the prevalence or control of Salmonella is explained.
ACCESSION #
51674081

 

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