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Risks associated with poultry production systems

  title={Risks associated with poultry production systems},
  author={Leslie D. Sims},
Every poultry farm has its own risk profile for the introduction of pathogens, subsequent development of disease, and spread of pathogens to other farms. This risk profile is determined by a complex interaction between the levels of infection in an area, the measures implemented on the farm to prevent disease, and other factors including the density of farms in the area and linkages with other farms and markets. Farm biosecurity measures reduce, but do not eliminate, the risk of introduction or… 

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