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Good biosecurity and husbandry practices are important in reducing the risk of infection from bovine TB.
The aim of this handbook is to provide cattle farmers with information and advice on six disease.
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Beef cattle in a field
Biosecurity is the way farmers and owners of farm animals can reduce the risk of disease.

Biosecurity is essential to reduce disease spread, particularly of highly infectious diseases such as Foot and Mouth Disease.

Better Biosecurity provides peace of mind, healthy stock and a more viable business.

Benefits of maintaining good Biosecurity include:

  • Helps to protect your animals, your neighbours' animals and the countryside.
  • Helps to keep disease out.
  • Reduces the potential spread of disease.
  • Helps to keep more animals healthy.
  • Can cut costs of disease prevention and treatment.
  • Can improves farm efficiency.