International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part B (2018)
Importance of biosecurity in broiler commercial farming
Author(s): Dr. Keshab Prasad Sharma, Dr. Firozuddin Ahmed and Dr. Subrata Chowdhury
Abstract: The word Biosecurity, which means safety of living things, is a programme designed to prevent the exposure of birds to disease causing organisms. Biosecurity is the cheapest and at the same time most effective means of disease control Programme. Biosecurity is considered as one of the integrated part of farm operations. Biosecurity helps in managing broiler health and minimising the disease risk and its impacts on broilers. More people are engaged with this industry and not all are aware of diseases which are economically very sensitive to farmers. Many viral and bacterial diseases can be prevented with proper disinfectant spray, adequate shed cleaning, proper shed rest, Vaccinations/medication and foot bath. Disinfectant spray in and around farm premises are very important for controlling disease transmission from one to another source.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Keshab Prasad Sharma, Dr. Firozuddin Ahmed and Dr. Subrata Chowdhury. Importance of biosecurity in broiler commercial farming. International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry. 2018; 3(5): 89-91.