20160819 Purchasing Stock revised FINAL

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GOVERNMENT & STATE AGENCIES Bord Bia Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) Teagasc

Purchasing Stock: Reducing Disease Risks An information leaflet for Irish farmers, advisors and vets

DAIRY AND BEEF PROCESSORS Arrabawn Co-op Aurivo Carbery Group Dairygold Glanbia Kerry Agribusiness LacPatrick Lakeland Dairies Meat Industry Ireland Mullinahone Co-op North Cork Co-op Tipperary Co-op

AI COMPANIES Dovea Genetics Munster Cattle Breeding Group Progressive Genetics FARMERS’ ORGANISATIONS Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) Irish Co-Operative Organisation Society (ICOS) Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) IrishHolsteinFriesianAssociation (IHFA) Irish Milk Quality Co-operative Society (IMQCS) Macra na Feirme Pedigree Cattle Breeders’ Council of Ireland PROFESSIONAL/ ADVISORY/ SUPPORT SERVICES DAFM- Veterinary Lab Services ICBF Ornua UCD Veterinary Ireland

THIS GUIDE IS PART OF A SERIES OF LEAFLETS ON VARIOUS ASPECTS OF BIOSECURITY 1. Understanding Infectious Diseases 2. Bioexclusion: Keeping Infectious Diseases Out of Your Herd 3. Purchasing Stock: Reducing Disease Risks 4. Preventing Disease Spread within Your Farm – Biocontainment 5. Managing an infectious disease outbreak

Biosecurity leaflet series Vol 3, Ver. 2 August 2016

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