Biosecurity practices on intensive pig production systems in Chile.

  title={Biosecurity practices on intensive pig production systems in Chile.},
  author={C Julio Pinto and V Santiago Urcelay},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  volume={59 3},
Chile eradicated classical swine fever (CSF) in April 1998, following a 17-year eradication programme. The authors describe biosecurity levels of pig farms in Chile after the eradication of CSF. A formal survey was administered to 50 large integrated pig farms, which represented almost 60% of the swine population. The main topics on the questionnaire were production, health management, biosecurity, insurance and information about CSF outbreaks in the past. Biosecurity practices were analysed… CONTINUE READING

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