Horses grazing in a pasture

About Animal Biosecurity

CSU’s Animal biosecurity resources have been developed to assist animal owners, and farm managers on how to prevent infectious disease among animals housed together. Like any shared residential arrangement – such as apartment buildings, school dormitories, and hotels – boarding stables, livestock pens and open pastures are not closed systems. Even with careful protocols to prevent disease, there is an opportunity for animals to be exposed to organisms while off the farm and to potentially expose the other animals upon return.

Keeping your animals free from infectious disease, the kind of disease that can be spread between animals. The first topics on this site focus on horses at boarding stables where the horses are owned by different people but live together at one farm. More developments will focus on other animals and will be added.