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Biosecurity efforts support industry

turkeysVirginia’s poultry and egg industries provide a direct economic impact of more than $3.6 billion to Virginia’s economy, according to the Virginia Poultry Federation. With the continuing threat of disease outbreaks in the poultry industry, including the highly publicized avian influenza, poultry growers are taking no chances.

Audrey McElroy, poultry Extension specialist, and her colleagues have helped poultry producers establish a biosecurity audit program to help prevent and lower the risk of disease transmission. Continue reading

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