By taking time to complete the plan, you will be able to calmly work through your options prior to an emergency. It will facilitate a quicker response should a disease or market collapse occur. Waiting for an emergency or disaster to happen leaves little time to organize yourself.

There are four parts to this section:

  1. Biosecurity;
  2. Animal Disease;
  3. Managing the Outbreak; and
  4. Pandemic Preparedness.

At the beginning of each topic, there are points to consider prior to completing the form/ template in the My Farm section. There are several steps identified in this section for developing a disease and disaster response plan for your farming operation.