Veterinary Research Communications

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 415–428 | Cite as

Effects of stable dust on farm animals-a review

  • Mark Collins
  • Bo Algers


The relationship between air quality-its dust content-and respiratory diseases of animals in the food industry and otherwise in examined. The correlation between dust content and incidence of disease in farm animals is also discussed. Lesions caused either directly or indirectly by dusttransported microorganisms are reviewd. Effects of dust on animal performance are included.

This review is an attempt to compile available information on the natural occurrence of stable dust and the possibilities for its measurement and control.


Public Health Respiratory Disease Veterinary Medicine Food Industry Farm Animal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Collins
    • 1
  • Bo Algers
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Department of Animal HygieneSwedish University of Agricultural SciencesSkaraSweden

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