Being prepared for an outbreak is the most effective way to mitigate the risks of one occurring.
Planning ahead helps you prevent the spread of disease and keep your animals safe.
Not acknowledging the measures that are designed to support you is a critical mistake that can not only cost you the welfare of your animals, but in a commercial capacity, can cost your business millions of pounds.
The National Outbreak Plan from Livetec is designed to enhance your preparedness and understanding of the current landscape and how you should operate within it. It is the first step of contingency planning, which is highly desirable to assurance schemes, insurers and government agencies.
This unique plan breaks down avian influenza, how to spot it and how to declare your suspicion, should you believe your animals have been impacted by it. It also defines the zones you will be impacted by, should you or a neighbouring premises have a confirmed disease outbreak.
In addition, the plan clearly defines all of the licensing requirements, including movement licensing and breakdowns, that as a bird owner you have to adhere to, should you be near a confirmed outbreak, as well as how to complete any measures required and submit them. Additional features include how to respond to the media, how to change or update your CPH, mental health resources and a comprehensive acronym glossary.
There are many benefits to owning a National Outbreak Plan, including: