The goal of biosecurity is to protect people, animals and plants from diseases and contaminants. Taking basic precautions can keep people and animals healthy.

  • Common-sense steps prevent contamination and the spread of diseases from:
    • Visitors, employees and other people
    • Pets, livestock, birds, wildlife, rodents and other pests
    • Vehicles and transportation equipment
    • Tools and equipment
    • Carcasses, manure, litter and bedding
    • Shared feed and water sources

 

Biosecurity for Poultry

Biosecurity for Sheep and Goats

Biosecurity for Swine

Biosecurity for Horses

 

Biosecurity Templates, Continuity of Business Planning and additional information how to protect yourself from a disease outbreak are available from Secure Food Supply program websites:

Secure Beef Supply

Secure Pork Supply

Secure Milk Supply

Secure Poultry Supply

 

Biosecurity at Fairs, Events and Exhibitions

Biosecurity Planning for Equine Events

Youth in Agriculture: Blue Not Flu

UMASH Resources

Biosecurity Contacts

Dr. Susan Keller, DVM

North Dakota State Veterinarian
State Board Of Animal Health 600 E Boulevard Ave. Dept. 602 Bismarck, ND 58505-0020
701-328-2655 701-220-0092
701-328-4567
doa-bah@nd.gov

Dr. Beth Carlson, DVM

Deputy State Veterinarian
State Board of Animal Health 600 E Boulevard Ave. Dept. 602 Bismarck, ND 58505-0020
701-328-2655 701-220-5194
701-328-4567
doa-bah@nd.gov

Dr. Sarah Bailey, DVM, MPH, CPH(p)

Assistant State Veterinarian
State Board of Animal Health 600 East Boulevard Ave. Dept. 602 Bismarck, ND 58505-0020
701-328-2655 701-202-6251
701-328-4567
doa-bah@nd.gov

North Dakota State Board of Animal Health

600 East Boulevard Ave. Dept. 602 Bismarck, ND 58505-0020
701-328-2655 1-800-242-7535
701-328-4567
doa-bah@nd.gov https://www.nd.gov/ndda/ndsbah