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The importance of cleaning and disinfection control

Many pig farmers are familiar with modern cleaning and disinfection protocols. However, these protocols are often not applied correctly. Research done by the Animal Health Care Flanders (DGZ), Belgium, shows that the use of microbiologic monitoring which has been applied in the poultry sector for a long time - is also applicable in pig houses to check the efficacy of the cleaning and disinfection procedure.

Keywords: cleaning, disinfection, monitoring, RODAC, Belgium

Source: Pig Progress magazine. Issue 23.07
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Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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