Story: Biosecurity

Equine influenza exercise (1st of 3)

Equine influenza exercise

Dunedin farrier Mark Isaacs (left), wearing a disposable protective suit, and Nelson vet Jeff Grimnett demonstrate cleansing procedures to use in an outbreak of equine influenza. A major aspect of biosecurity is being prepared for the arrival of an unwanted organism. This is why regular practices and demonstrations are held.

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Helen Keyes and Carl Walrond, 'Biosecurity - Modern biosecurity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 October 2020)

Story by Helen Keyes and Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008