The Basics of Biosecurity

How to Prevent Disease on the Farm

There are three main ways to prevent disease in animals.

Prevent disease in animals

Putting effort into disease prevention not only improves animal health – it improves farmer health and well-being, too.

Animal disease outbreaks have resulted in mass animal culling, leaving farm families with increased stress, depression, and isolation; loss of social connections; and worries about the future. Source

Slide the tab below to the right to read about farmer experiences following outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV), and scrapie.