Salmonella Spotlight: Exploring Salmonella

The most common cause for Salmonella in humans is infected poultry products such as meat and eggs, making outbreaks among poultry flocks concerning. 

In this report, we shine a spotlight on the history of Salmonella, its survivability, the signs of infection, the emerging threats and what you should do if you suspect Salmonella in your flock.


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Precautions to take to protect your flock

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  • Ensuring the use of Salmonella-negative feed, treated specifically to ensure it is not contaminated with the bacteria
  • Chlorinating drinking water
  • Effective pest control measures
  • Reducing the potential for interaction with wild birds
  • Maintaining poultry sheds in a good state of repair
  • Ensuring all equipment used in the housing area is thoroughly disinfected before and after use
  • Only introducing new chicks from Salmonella-free flocks
  • Ensuring everyone on and off premises follows strict biosecurity measures




Mitigating the risks of disease incursion

Livetec is building the future of biosecurity.

We have been building evidence-based solutions for over a decade, helping us to provide a wide range of bespoke biosecurity services to UK farmers.

Our services include:

  • Biosecurity advisory service
  • Contingency plan
  • Biosecurity plan
  • Infected premises response plan
  • National outbreak plan
  • Cleaning and disinfection plan

Find out more about how the Livetec team can help you protect your business with our suite of bespoke biosecurity plans download our product guide here.


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Introducing the Farm Health Guardian

The future of biosecurity is here.

Farm Health Guardian is a digital biosecurity management software that streamlines visitor logs, allows instant communication with everyone involved with the farm, and speeds up response to disease outbreaks.

Using digital disease mapping, you can also calculate risk so you can take measures to lessen the threat to your flock. Digital biosecurity offers enormous procedural, operational and financial benefits.

Find out more about Farm Health Guardian and download our product guide here.