Biosecurity Plan practices

PROTECTING AUSTRALIA: Biosecurity and Extension Queensland manager Rachael O’Brien speaks about the importance of having a biosecurity plan.

A GOOD biosecurity plan consists of sound practices and is as individual as the property it protects, according to Livestock Biosecurity Network’s Rachael O’Brien.

Biosecurity describes good management practices that will minimise the risk of either bringing disease/pests onto the property or spreading them by sending them off.

“To implement good biosecurity we first must understand what we are trying to achieve,” Ms O’Brien said.

“The common goal of most biosecurity plans will protect your livestock


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