Participation Sought in Breeding Farm Biosecurity Survey

Researchers at the University of Guelph are seeking participation in a survey evaluating biosecurity practices at equine breeding farms.

"To help assess current biosecurity practices and training needs at breeding farms, breeding farm owners are invited to participate in a research study being coordinated by Dr. Ulrika Gronlund Andersson (DVM, PHD) and Dr. Scott Weese (DVM, DVSc, Dipl. ACVIM,)," a statement on the Equine Guelph website read.

According to the survey's introduction, "The survey is not intended to critique techniques or knowledge, and is completely voluntary. Every effort will be made to ensure confidentiality of any identifying information that is obtained in connection with this study. Your individual results will not be made available to anyone."

The survey, which should take 45 to 60 minutes to complete, is available online.

For more information on the survey or if you have any questions, contact Weese at 519/824-4120, ext. 54064, or

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