by Jean Clavelle
If you have ever had anything to do with livestock, chances are you’ve heard the word biosecurity. Biosecurity refers to practices designed to prevent, reduce or eliminate the introduction and incidental spread of disease. Most of us would associate this with poultry or swine production systems but have you ever thought about biosecurity as it relates to your horse?
Horses are often kept in areas of high traffic and are therefore of high risk for exposure to disease. With some basic practices and common sense you can reduce the biosecurity risk for your own horses whether you have a herd of 20 or of 1!
Here are a few tips: Continue reading