According to the opinion and analysis of the top global scientists on the IEC’s Avian Influenza Global Expert Group, based on the information that the AI virus has survived the summer period, the Northern hemisphere is entering a period of significant risk of avian influenza in laying hens.
Having an exceptional focus on Biosecurity is the most effective way of keeping the disease out of your egg business. To directly help ensure on-farm standards are high, the IEC has produced a “Practical on-farm Biosecurity Checklist”, which is available to download in multiple languages.
It is also critical that you do your own on-farm surveillance through exceptional focus on mortality trends, unexpected changes in egg production, feed consumption and water intake.
Detailed information on current risks and outbreaks can be found at: