bio-security

bio-security

n
(Military) the precautions taken to protect against the spread of lethal or harmful organisms and diseases
ˌbio-seˈcure adj
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People who own birds, whether it be a few chickens or large poultry firms, are also being advised to increase their bio-security measures, including disinfecting footwear.
Eblex says this can only be achieved by maintaining good bio-security practices and examining the flock at least every three months, checking for swellings in the head and neck region and for any discharge, and removing suspect cases.
The Cabinet also gave its approval to the national bio-security strategy, which envisages planned response and development of human resources.
This trend can only weaken bio-security controls as livestock from a far wider geographical area come in close proximity to each other.
BRITAIN'S beef farmers warn that the hostility generated by making the 21 day farm standstill permanent will make it impossible for the cattle and sheep sectors to establish strong and effective long term bio-security arrangements once foot-and-mouth controls are lifted in mid-March.
Shooters should use common sense and respect the bio-security precautions.
Mr Williams said the foot- and-mouth epidemic proved the importance of bio-security.
The system enables the contents to be tipped into an incinerator with minimum disruption, removing any potential seepage of material and addressing all bio-security concerns.
And there is a total lack of bio-security on the collection vehicles as they travel from farm to farm.
Quails produced in the farm are organic and are raised without the use of vaccines, medicines, chemicals and hormones, fulfilling international standard of hygiene and bio-security at the same time, he elaborated.
The eradication of bovine TB in Wales will only be achieved if we tackle all sources of infection - and the additional cattle control measures in place since May, as well as the bio-security measures, are vital parts of the eradication programme.
Obviously we will be implementing stringent bio-security practices at the event.