Avian influenza: The importance of biosecurity and contingency planning
NFU poultry adviser Tom Glen spoke to poultry board members about their experiences in this article taken from the April/May edition of the NFU's Poultry magazine.
Becoming an avian influenza (AI) infected premises or being caught up in disease control zones can be enormously disruptive to a farm business and very costly if you're not appropriately prepared.
It is crucial for all poultry businesses to have an AI contingency plan but it can be a daunting prospect. If it’s something you have little experience of, where do you start?