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Purchasing Stock: reducing infectious disease risks

Buy in as few ANIMALS as possible

Plan Ahead

Buy from as few HERDS as possible

Select Lower Risk HERDS

Select Lower Risk ANIMALS

Reduce TRANSPORT risks

Implement a QUARANTINE period

Organise post-movement testing with your vet

TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP John Mee (Chair) - Teagasc Moorepark, Stephen Conroy - ICBF, Bosco Cowley - MSD Animal Health, Bernard Eivers - National Cattle Breeding Centre, Richard Fallon , Tim Geraghty - University of Glasgow, David Graham - Programme Manager AHI, Pat Kirwan - Veterinary Practitioner, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY All images contained in this leaflet are the property of AHI, or have been included with the permission of the owner. Please seek permission from AHI if you wish to use these images and provide the correct attribution of ownership when reproducing them. If reusing any other material in this leaflet, please attribute AHI as the source. The image IMPORTANT NOTICE - DISCLAIMER This leaflet is issued and shall be read only on the basis that it will not relied upon by any person as a basis for any act or omission or otherwise without obtaining professional veterinary and health and safety verification and advice and that no liability or responsibility to any person is accepted or shall be incurred, and no recourse or claim by any person will be made, by or against AHI,any stakeholder,collaborator, officer, agent, subcontractor or employee of AHI, any member of the Technical Working Group, any contributor to, author, publisher, distributor, reviewer,compiler or promoter of or any other person in respect of or in connection with All other images are property of Animal Health Ireland.

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