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Canada aims to help dairy producers protect herds

06-Feb-2013

Biosecurity for Canadian Dairy Farms

Canada has developed a national biosecurity standard to help dairy producers protect the health of their herds.

It is designed to help farmers minimize and control the risk of disease entering and spreading on the farm or to neighbouring farms.

The Standard is divided into animal health management, animal additions and movement, premises' management and sanitation and personnel, visitors, vehicles, and equipment.

Wally Smith, President of Dairy Farmers of Canada, said: "The biosecurity standard will be a tool for all proactive farmers who want to bring animal health to a superior level.

“It complements standards we already have for on-farm food safety in the Canadian Quality Milk program, and other efforts dairy farmers make to constantly improve their farm operations."

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