Biosecurity is an important step for all animal operations, regardless of size or species. These efforts keep animals healthy and your business productive. The resources on this page can help if you are just getting started, wanting to improve your current biosecurity plan, find species specific information, or develop plans for enhanced biosecurity measures.

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Development of this material was made possible through grants provided to the Center for Food Security and Public Health at Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service through the National Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Program (NADPRP) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture, under award number AWD-021794-00001 through the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) program under project number ENC19-176. USDA is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the USDA. Iowa State University is an equal opportunity provider. Full non-discrimination statements or accommodation forms can be found on the ISU Extension Diversity pages .