Have You Herd? AABP PodCasts

Preparing for Foot and Mouth Disease - Secure Milk and Beef Supply

May 16, 2020 AABP Season 1 Episode 10
Have You Herd? AABP PodCasts
Preparing for Foot and Mouth Disease - Secure Milk and Beef Supply
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Have You Herd? AABP PodCasts
Preparing for Foot and Mouth Disease - Secure Milk and Beef Supply
May 16, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10
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The US cattle industry has a preparedness plan in the event of a Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in the US. Dr. Danelle Bickett-Weddle, an AABP member from Iowa State University, discusses the Secure Milk and Secure Beef Supply Plan. The current COVID-19 pandemic provides an opportunity for veterinarians to have conversations about FMD preparedness now with their clients. The plans provide guidance for maintaining business continuity during an outbreak. The biosecurity plans in these documents can also be used to prevent many infectious diseases on beef and dairy operations. Find more information at securemilk.org and securebeef.org.

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The US cattle industry has a preparedness plan in the event of a Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in the US. Dr. Danelle Bickett-Weddle, an AABP member from Iowa State University, discusses the Secure Milk and Secure Beef Supply Plan. The current COVID-19 pandemic provides an opportunity for veterinarians to have conversations about FMD preparedness now with their clients. The plans provide guidance for maintaining business continuity during an outbreak. The biosecurity plans in these documents can also be used to prevent many infectious diseases on beef and dairy operations. Find more information at securemilk.org and securebeef.org.