Acknowledgements

Funding

The National Swine Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard and User Guide were made possible through funding by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada through the Canadian Swine Health Board.

National Swine Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard

National Swine Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard was developed by the CSHB Technical Committee on Biosecurity.

The authors were:

  • Dr. Brad Chappell, BSA, DVM, (Swine Health Professionals Ltd., Manitoba) representing the Canadian Association of Swine Veterinarians
  • Dr. Christian Klopfenstein, DVM, PHD, Centre de développement du porc du Québec, Québec
  • Dr. Doug MacDougald, DVM, (Ontario Swine Health Advisory Board, Ontario) representing the Canadian Association of Swine Veterinarians
  • Dr. Tom Riek, DVM, (PIC Ltd., Alberta) representing PigGen Canada
  • Dr. Lucie Verdon, DVM, IPSAV, Canadian Swine Health Board, Biosecurity Coordinator

The members of the Technical Committee would like to express their gratitude to the Office of Biosecurity at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for the use of their draft document on biosecurity and their comments, and especially to Dr. Jane MacDonald, Dr. Keith Campbell and Dr. Lorne Jordan. Special thanks also to Dr. Daniel Hurnik, from the University of Prince Edward Island.

Biosecurity User Guide

Biosecurity User Guide was written by Dr. Chris Byra, DVM, MBA (Greenbelt Swine Veterinary Services) and reviewed by producers: Brent Robinson, Ryan Martin, Wally Driediger, James Hofer, Normand Martineau, Herman Simon, Luc Lapointe and Dominic Lemay. Veterinarians reviewing the guide included Drs. Tom Riek, François Cardinal, Doug MacDougald and Lucie Verdon.

Art

Art in the User Guide by Nicole Acker.

Training Tools

Training Tools authors are listed below. All guides were reviewed by Drs. Chris Byra, François Cardinal, Doug MacDougald and Tom Riek. Additional reviewers are mentioned for some of the Guides.

Example standard operating procedures were based on procedures that were kindly provided by BC Pork, the Centre de développement du porc du Québec, Fast Genetics, Genetic Alliance, Hypor Inc., the Ontario Swine Health Advisory Board, the Ontario Agri Business Association, PIC Canada, Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, and Sunterra Farms.

Templates

  • Animal Pre-purchase Template
    Author: Dr. Simon Cloutier, Les Consultant Avi-Porc, Groupe Maëlstrom Reviewers: Dr Charles Lasalle, Les Consultants Avi-Porc, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dr François Cardinal, Les Consultants Avi-Porc, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dre Martine Denicourt, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dr Frédéric Beaulac, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dre Brigitte Boucher, La Co-Op Fédérée, Dre Marie-Claude Germain, Nutreco

  • Remainder
    Remainder were prepared by Dr. Chris Byra (Greenbelt Swine Veterinary Services)

Guides

  • Air Filtration in Swine Barns – Authors are Francis Pouliot, Eng., MBA, CDPQ, Marie-Aude Ricard Jr., Eng., CDPQ, Valérie Dufour, MSc, CDPQ. Collaborators: Dr. Martin Bonneau , DVM (Clinique Vétérinaire Demeter), Dr. Sylvain Messier, DVM (Clinique Vétérinaire Demeter), John Feddes, P Eng, PhD, IRDA.

  • Danish Entrance- Keeping New PRRS Viruses OUT – OSHAB

  • Foreign Visitor Guidelines
    Authors : Dr. Chris Byra (Greenbelt Swine Veterinary Services)
    Reviewers : Dr. François Cardinal, Dr. Tom Riek, Dr. Doug MacDougald and Dr. Lucie Verdon.

  • Loading Dock
    Author: Dr. Charles Lasalle, Les Consultant Avi-Porc, Groupe Maëlstrom
    Reviewers: Dr. Simon Cloutier, Les Consultants Avi-Porc, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dr. François Cardinal, Les Consultants Avi-Porc, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dr. Martine Denicourt, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dr. Frédéric Beaulac, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dre Brigitte Boucher, La Co-Op Fédérée, Dr. Marie-Claude Germain, Nutreco

  • Protocol to collect fluids for diagnostic tests – Clinique Vétérinaire Demeter

  • Quarantine – Isolation
    Author: Dr. François Cardinal, Les Consultant Avi-Porc, Groupe Maëlstrom
    Reviewers: Dr. Simon Cloutier, Les Consultants Avi-Porc, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dr. Charles Lasalle , Les Consultants Avi-Porc, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dr. Martine Denicourt, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dr. Frédéric Beaulac, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dr. Brigitte Boucher, La Co-Op Fédérée, Dr. Marie-Claude Germain, Nutreco

  • Controle Qualité_basse résolution_PBlanche
    CSHB

  • Methode de lavage_basse resolution
    CSHB

  • Dead Stock Disposal
    Author: Dr. Simon Cloutier, Les Consultants Avi-Porc, Groupe Maëlstrom Reviewers: Dr. Charles Lasalle, Les Consultants Avi-Porc, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dr. François Cardinal, Les Consultants Avi-Porc, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dr. Martine Denicourt, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dr. Frédéric Beaulac, Groupe Maëlstrom, Dr. Brigitte Boucher, La Co-Op Fédérée, Dr. Marie-Claude Germain, Nutreco

  • Setting up your CAZ
    Dr. Chris Byra (Greenbelt Swine Veterinary Services)

Photos

The sources include OSHAB and BC Pork