Association between biosecurity and Salmonella species prevalence on English pig farms

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.
June 2010
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;6/5/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 23, p722
Academic Journal
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.


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