FarmCareGB

Farm Hygiene

A Basic Guide To Procedures And Product Positioning

Procedure Product

Dry Clean

As soon as possible after destocking, remove movable equipment to a hard surface outside the house for cleaning and disinfection. Blow down dust from upper surfaces, remove litter and thoroughly sweep. Where possible remove litter from site in covered loads.

 

PRE-WASH

Apply detergent sanitizer via pressure washer or foaming lance to all surfaces (max. 1,000 psi)

Quat-Gard
1:250

Wash

Using a pressure washer at high pressure (3,000 psi) thoroughly wash all surfaces starting at the highest point and working down.

Quat-Gard
1:1000

Water System

Drain water system and clean header tank. Fill header tank and add Viru-Gard. After one hour, drain system and fill with clean water.

Viru-Gard
1:200

Disinfection

Apply selected disinfectant with pressure washer at low pressure (500 psi) preferably using a fan nozzle, thoroughly wetting all surfaces. This will require approximately 300 ml of disinfectant solution per square meter

Farm-Gard
1:200

Gluta-Gard
1:200

Oxy-Gard
1:200

Phen-Gard
1:100

Viru-Gard
1:200

Farm-Gard
1:200
Ultra-Gard
1:250
Viru-Gard
1:200

Set Up

Spread new litter and return any removed equipment after cleaning and disinfection. Position and recharge foot dips.

 

Fogging or Fumigation

With all equipment and litter in place, fog or fumigate the house. Leave house closed until restocking.

Viru-Gard
1:200
Oxy-Gard
320gm/100m3

Continuos Protection  

Foot and Wheel Dips

Maintain foot and wheel dips with fresh disinfectant solution twice weekly.

Viru-Gard
1:100

Fogging

On a regular basis and frequently at times of disease challenge, fog a solution of Viru-Gard over the stock.

Viru-Gard
1:200

Water System

Add Viru-Gard to header tank on a daily basis to achieve a dilution of 1:1000. Discontinue 24 hours before any live vaccination.

Viru-Gard
1:1000

The above product suggestions and dilution rates are a general guide.

Please check advised dilution rates for specific disease challenges.