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Casey Ritz, Ph.D.

  • Biosecurity: Revisited

    PDF Version Often heard, frequently misunderstood, “biosecurity” is a set of practices that all poultry owners should know and implement to protect their poultry flocks from disease. Birds that are raised under pastured or free-range management styles are particularly in need of attention due to their increased exposure to environmental disease sources. What is biosecurity?…

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  • Securing the Homefront for Poultry Flocks

    PDF Version How many times have you heard about biosecurity?  Too many to count?  Yet, how often are biosecurity practices implemented on your farm and to what extent is it a priority?  Talk to anyone who has had a bad disease outbreak on their farm due to outside factors and the issue of biosecurity becomes…

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