INTRO TO ANIMAL SCIENCES

Health management and disease control is important in any industry. This is especially true when raising poultry and swine. What types of biosecurity protocols might you find if you were to visit a poultry or swine farm? Please list at least two examples. Do you think a strict biosecurity program at a poultry or swine farm is necessary or can it be ignored? Provide an explanation as to why you believe this. Housing systems for poultry and swine are often a hot topic. For each species (poultry and swine), select two types of housing system that might be used. What is an advantage and disadvantage of each system? If you were raising poultry or swine, then which housing system would you choose? Here are some helpful resources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAhQe_qjRHc https://www.avma.org/KB/Resources/LiteratureReviews/Documents/WelfareImplicationsOfGestationSowHousing.pdf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyGtY17diC4#t=18 Make sure you properly cite all your sources using CSE format. Links to an external site.