Biosecurity is a set of practical measures you can take to prevent and limit the spread of infectious diseases on your farm. On this page, we've compiled a range of advice and resources, from general best practice to farm-specific information to help you protect your farming business.
Good biosecurity is important for growers and farmers alike, regardless of your produce or livestock. Reducing the introduction or spread of disease will protect animal and plant health, improve animal welfare and avoid the potential costs associated with new diseases. Read our overview to find out how you can implement biosecurity measures and protect your profitability.
Biosecurity advice and resources
Sheep disease directory
The impact of sheep disease can range from an annoying setback in production to a devastating infection leading to widespread culling of the flock.
Prevent disease on-farm
Foot and mouth disease
Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) affects cattle, pigs, sheep and other cloven-hoofed animals.
African Swine Fever
African swine fever (ASF) is a virus that affects pigs and wild boar and can result in high mortality rates.