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Herd Health

Welcome to the Herd Expansion Module

Section 1   Herd Expansion Introduction
Herd Expansion poses a risk to the resident herd for incoming infectious disease. The NYSCHAP herd expansion modules provides recommendations for expanding with minimal risk to introducing disease and management challenges.

Section 2   Herd Expansion Risk Assessment
This risk assessment can help determine areas to focus on during an expansion.

Section 3    Herd Expansion General Fact Sheets
There are many important issues to consider prior to expanding and these fact sheets can help evaluate your plan.

Section 4   Herd Expansion Teaching Slide Set
Power Point presentation on the risks and intervention strategies associated with herd expansions.