Controlling Risks of Pathogen Transmission by Flies on Organic Pig Farms: A Review

@inproceedings{Meerburg2007ControllingRO,
  title={Controlling Risks of Pathogen Transmission by Flies on Organic Pig Farms: A Review},
  author={Bastiaan G. Meerburg and Herman M Vermeer and Aize Kijlstra},
  year={2007}
}
Fly prevention and control on animal production units is necessary to prevent the transmission of pathogens that could affect animal and human health and the maintenance of good hygiene. Organic farmers are often hesitant to apply insecticides for this purpose because of their farming philosophy. Organic production systems are relatively open as pigs generally have access to the outdoors. Here, we investigate the need for fly control and analyse various possibilities that organic farmers have… CONTINUE READING

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