This document is intended to be used as a guide to emergency planning and response. It is quite broad, touching on many different types of potential emergency situations. The purpose of this guide is to focus on the primary resources required in an emergency and is in no way a substitution of ongoing training for farm owners and employees.

The guide is a product of Poultry Industry Council with the support of various industry partners, including OMAFRA, however the views expressed in this publication are the views of the Poultry Industry Council and do not necessarily reflect those of OMAFRA or other advisors or supporters of the Poultry Industry Council.

The authors do not take responsibility for the application of any or all suggestions, advice, or information contained in this document. Professional advice should be obtained for any emergency or disaster situation.