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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.