University of Vermont launches foreign animal disease survey

The survey will gather behavioural attitudes to biosecurity


The Pig Site

12 May 2022


The University of Vermont is inviting US livestock farmers to participate in a national-level survey on transboundary animal disease prevention, to gather behavioural attitudes that drive the adoption of biosecurity at the farm level.


The livestock industry is vulnerable to threats of an infectious outbreak of diseases, such as the foot-and-mouth disease and the African swine fever. These diseases are a national and international threat to animal farming and have dire economic consequences...