Biosecurity is a term that involves two processes:
- Bio exclusion - the process of keeping infectious diseases out of the farm holdings;
- Bio containment - the process of reducing the threat of infectious inside the farm gate.
More detailed information about biosecurity can be found in the:
In the Teagasc Dairy Manual HerdHealth (PDF Format), (483KB).
Leaflets on bio exclusion and the procedures for understanding the risks with purchased stock are available at the AHI website.