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Questions tagged [biosecurity]

a set of preventive measures designed to reduce the risk of transmission of infectious diseases in crops and livestock, quarantined pests, invasive alien species, and living modified-organisms.

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What is a sustainable solution to cats in the tropics?

Cats are one of the top problems for bird biodiversity in the tropics and bird populations worldwide. The most sustainable way might be to eat them, but no one in my community seems to care for that ...
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With increasing emphasis on biosecurity, how do I properly dispose of livestock remains?

Overview If you own livestock, even on the small-scale such as for family subsistence or a hobby-farm, the death of livestock is inevitable. In cases where you are raising animals for meat or hide, ...
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Are there reasons to avoid organic dairy farming even if the milk or cheese is still pasteurized?

I can understand why it's still important to pasteurize dairy products, especially if I'm simultaneously trying to reduce my reliance on refrigeration. Assumptions that pasteurizing is a given that ...