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Feb 8, 2021 11:55:19 AM Wout Spanjers

Limit the risk of disease coming in by cleaning and disinfecting boots.

People are a significant source of bringing disease into intensive livestock farming. Also, through footwear, infectious disease can come into the shed and then infect your animals. So good sole and...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:54:47 AM Wout Spanjers

Reduction of antibiotics in pig farming for better hygiene

Pig farming has – just as all other sectors in intensive livestock farming – taken substantial steps since 2007 to lower the usage of antibiotics. This drop may also be continued even further over...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:54:20 AM Wout Spanjers

These are the most important hygiene measures for the agricultural sector

In the past few years, the agricultural sector has made strides in the area of hygiene measures. Since the outbreak of various diseases over the past decades, good hygiene is a must to be able to run...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:53:37 AM Wout Spanjers

Precautionary measures against African swine fever

At the moment (summer 2020), African swine fever seems to have peaked, but the virus will always present a threat to pig farming. To keep African swine fever – and also other diseases – at bay, good...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:53:16 AM Wout Spanjers

Hygiene measures to reduce the risk of bird flu

Bird flu is and remains a continuous threat to the agricultural sector in the Netherlands. The virus can be spread by direct contact between birds, through infected materials and through the air. A...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:52:53 AM Wout Spanjers

How do I create a strict separation between the dirty and clean area in the hygienic entrance of my agricultural facility?

To limit the risk of infectious germs getting in, it is essential that you create a strict separation between the dirty and clean space in your hygienic entrance. This is relatively simple to do.
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Feb 8, 2021 11:52:27 AM Wout Spanjers

You need these provisions for a hygienic entrance in intensive livestock farming

A good hygienic entrance for intensive livestock farming consists of ‘dirty’ and ‘clean’ areas that are strictly separated from each other. To limit as much as possible the risk of infectious germs...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:51:49 AM Wout Spanjers

A good protocol for personal hygiene is indispensable in pig farming

There can be no doubt that good personal hygiene is of the greatest importance in pig farming. It contributes to reducing the risk of bringing in diseases. That is why a clear hygiene protocol is...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:51:12 AM Wout Spanjers

Hygiene protocol at poultry farms: showering is the standard

To prevent the spread of infectious germs, in the poultry farming sector, good hygiene is becoming ever more important. A good hygiene protocol ensures that bird flu (AI) – but also other infectious...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:50:42 AM Wout Spanjers

Lower antibiotic usage with optimum hygiene in intensive poultry farming

Until 2007, the usage of antibiotics is on the agenda with the majority of agricultural facilities. As increasingly strict rules have been applicable since that time for antibiotic usage in the...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:49:11 AM Wout Spanjers

Good hygiene in poultry farming: lower infection rates and higher return

By applying good hygiene measures, you can take great pleasure at being an agricultural business. In particular, good hygiene ensures lower infection pressure and an improvement of the return of your...
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