Section 3. Biosecurity

  1. Prevention
  2. Biosecurity
  3. Isolation
  4. Traffic Control
  5. Sanitation
  6. Decontamination

Keep It Clean

Sanitation and decontamination, when properly done, can effectively kill pathogens such as avian influenza virus. It only takes a small amount of AI-contaminated manure to infect one million birds. These procedures are critical to preventing and containing the disease!12,13

Sanitation is a means of promoting health by preventing contact with wastes.

Decontamination is a two-part process involving cleaning and disinfecting in order to reduce or remove pathogens.

ARS: Stephen Ausmus