AA Live: Horse Farm BiosecurityBy Speaker: Dr. Martha Mallicote • Published: October 1st, 2016
Category: Animal Airwaves
No horse farm wants to deal with issues of infectious diseases being introduced or spread among animals. Managing that risk involves ongoing education and vigilance, as well as the use of disease prevention protocols, such as keeping horses on their regular vaccination schedules and routine monitoring of the environment. Dr. Martha Mallicote, an equine internal medicine specialist and biosecurity expert, will share some of the best practices horse farm owners can employ to keep diseases at bay and why developing a sound biosecurity plan is so important.