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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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Feb 8, 2021 11:48:04 AM Wout Spanjers

More enjoyment of work and less work for good hygiene in pig farming

As a pig farmer you work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Office hours? Never heard of them! Being a pig farmer is a passion, something that you have to be fully-committed to before choosing it:...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:47:30 AM Milou Heetkamp

Preventing Bird Flu: the need for clean equipment

Bird flu is a virus that can spread very quickly and in many ways within the agricultural sector. The way it spreads includes by direct contact between birds and poultry, through the air and through...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:45:43 AM Wout Spanjers

Good hygiene in the agricultural sector limits the risk of animal diseases

Optimum hygiene is an important point for attention in the agricultural sector. Certainly with the threat of African swine fever and bird flu, agricultural entrepreneurs help their facility with good...
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