Ag Secretary: dairy farms should prioritize biosecurity

Ag Secretary: dairy farms should prioritize biosecurity

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says USDA’s new H5N1 Dairy Herd Status Pilot Program provides an incentive for dairy farms to participate in a testing regime so they can move dairy cattle more freely across state lines.

“Which would be a benefit to many producers who are currently not impacted or affected by the virus.”

Vilsack says there are many factors to consider when figuring out how Influenza A spreads and it’s not just the transfer of livestock.

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