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Large Animal Clinical Sciences


Biosecurity

Biosecurity: Everyone's Responsibility (printer friendly copy)

This flyer lists how to implement biosecurity strategies.

Biosecurity is management strategies used to prevent the introduction and spread of infectious agents into a group of animals or people. Biosecurity contributes to public health and safety of the food supply, maintains healthy animals for better profit and significantly influences the economy.

FAMACHA© (printer friendly copy)

FAMACHA© is a novel idea for the treatment and control of Haemonchus contortus (Barber's Pole worm) in goats and sheep. FAMACHAŠ measures levels of anemia or blood loss (not fecal egg counts) and treatment decisions are based on these levels. The system is available only through veterinarians who may train producers to receive certification to use the system.

BIOSECURITY at UT

Contact:

Dr. Robert Holland
The University of Tennessee
Large Animal Clinical Sciences
C222B Veterinary Medical Center
Knoxville, TN 37996
Tel: (865) 974-5703
Fax: (865) 974-5773


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