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Guidance: Biosecurity Procedures for Visits to Livestock and Poultry Facilities

These procedures establish routine procedures to minimize the risk of EPA personnel transmitting animal diseases from livestock or poultry facilities, including farms, ranches, dairies, feed yards, sale yards, swine premises, slaughterhouses, and other facilities where there are animals or unprocessed animal tissues, secretions or excretions (including saliva, manure or urine, soiled feed, bedding, water or dirt, milk) to other livestock or poultry facilities.

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