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DuPont Animal Health Solutions provides world leading biosecurity products and solutions developed specifically for disease prevention and control in livestock production facilities.

Fish Farming Biosecurity

Routine Biosecurity Tasks

The following table indicates the additional routine biosecurity tasks required for a complete biosecurity programme.

 

Critical
Control
Point 

Product 

Dilution Rate 

Application Rate 

Frequency 

DuPont Vehicle
Disinfection
Programme

     
Broodstock/
hatchery*

Freshwater Production

Seawater Production

Processing
 
Vehicles  Virkon® Aquatic  1:100  

All vehicles entering site should pass through a wheeldip filled with solution of Virkon® Aquatic.

For high risk situations please refer to DuPont’s Vehicle Disinfection Programme  

On arrival 

Personal
Biosecurity

         
Broodstock/
hatchery*

Freshwater Production

Seawater Production

Processing
 
Footdips Virkon® Aquatic  1:100  Place footdips at all entrances, piers and cages.  Fill with a freshwater solution of Virkon® Aquatic at a dilution rate of 1:100 (1%)  On passing through area 
Broodstock/
hatchery*

Freshwater Production

Seawater Production

Processing
 
Skin Hygiene  Hand Hygiene System 

 -

Hands should be washed and sanitised between areas using the DuPont Hand Hygiene System  On passing through area 
Broodstock/
hatchery*

Freshwater Production

Seawater Production

Processing
 
Protective Clothing  Virkon® Aquatic  1:200  Rinse with clean water immerse in Virkon® Aquatic for 10 minutes and hang to dry  After each period of use 
Equipment           
Broodstock/
hatchery*

Freshwater Production

Seawater Production
 
Transport tanks & equipment  Virkon® Aquatic  1:200  Visibly clean  After each period of use 
Broodstock/
hatchery*

Freshwater Production
Carry bins, hand nets, weighing equipment  Virkon® Aquatic  1:200  Visibly clean  After each period of use 
Freshwater Production  Dip nets & tank brushes  Virkon® Aquatic  1:200  Immersion   Daily after use 
Freshwater Production  Vaccination equipment stage one 

Cleaning - Biosolve® Plus

 

Disinfection-
Virkon® Aquatic  

1:100 



1:200
Clean with Biosolve® Plus solution, rinse thoroughly with clean water and then disinfect thoroughly with Virkon® Aquatic solution  Between year classes and farm sites 
Freshwater Production  Vaccination equipment stage two  Virkon® Aquatic   1:50  Flush with Virkon® Aquatic solution leave for 5 minutes then thoroughly rinse with clean water  Between tanks and farm use 
Broodstock/
hatchery*

Freshwater Production

Seawater Production
Grading equipment 

Cleaning –
Biosolve® Plus


Disinfection-
Virkon® Aquatic  

1:200



1:200
Clean with Biosolve® Plus solution then disinfect thoroughly with Virkon® Aquatic solution  Daily after use 
Broodstock/
hatchery*

Freshwater Production

Seawater Production

Processing
 
Tanks

Cleaning –
Biosolve® Plus


Disinfection-Virkon® Aquatic  

1:200



1:200 
Clean with Biosolve® Plus solution then disinfectthoroughly with Virkon® Aquatic solution  When empty 

Waste
Disposals

         
Broodstock/
hatchery*

Freshwater Production

Seawater Production

Processing
 
Waste disposal area including skips & bins 

Cleaning –
Biosolve® Plus


Disinfection-
Virkon® Aquatic 

1:200



1:200 
Rinse with clean water immerse in Virkon® Aquatic for 10 minutes and hang to dry  Daily 

Biosecurity
Barriers

         
Broodstock/
hatchery*

Freshwater Production

Seawater Production

Processing
 
Path & roadway  Virkon® Aquatic 1:100

Brush or rake then disinfect with Virkon® Aquatic solution

Weekly basis 

* consult DuPont Animal Health Solutions for specialist broodstock and hatchery biosecurity programmes

The specified uses and registered claims of Biosolve® Plus and Virkon® Aquatic may vary from country to country.  Please contact DuPont Animal Health Solutions directly to verify country specific approved usages.