Disinfecting Options

Effective disinfection across all facets of livestock management is paramount in safeguarding the health of herds and curbing disease transmission. Furst-McNess Company offers solutions aimed at fostering a healthy environment for your animals.

Reliant Tabs

Reliant Tabs (a broad-spectrum disinfectant, non-food contact sanitizer) are an easy-to-use, cost-effective, EPA-registered effervescent tablet used to disinfect hard, non-porous surfaces and drinking water. These tabs are effective against animal pathogens and viruses such as ASFv, PEDv, Colostridium perfringens, Avian influenza and many more on hard surfaces. Key Benefits
  • One product for water sanitation and disinfection.
  • Tablet enables reduced packaging, lower shipping costs, less storage space, safer handling and longer shelf life.
  • User friendly; no rinsing required
  • Not damaging to surfaces and equipment.
  • Cost effective
  • Not as easily inactivated by organic material as bleach due to the unique chemistry that produces hypochlorous acid.
  • Less odor

Furst Reliant Fog 500

Furst Reliant Fog 500 is an environmental disinfection system that uses a dry fog, filling every cubic inch of the enclosed areas. This fog kills pathogens on all surfaces and in the air. Furst Reliant Fog 500 is safe, fast and effective. Key Benefits
  • Dispense EPA Approved HOCL disinfectant as a dry fog
  • Safe for all livestock and pets, as well as any electronic or mechanical systems
  • No need to seal off or ventilate the treatment area
  • No wipe down and/or rinsing is required after application
  • Safe to use in the presence of livestock without adding any moisture to their environment
  • Proprietary dispensing system ensures that treatment works in a fraction of the time required by other methods, saving valuable time and resources.
  • 5-log kill rate (99.999% reduction) destroys any potential for pathogens to build up resistance to treatment.

a comprehensive approach to disinfection

Livestock: Implement regular cleaning and disinfection protocols for livestock pens, stables, and other housing areas. Use appropriate disinfectants that are safe for the animals and effective against pathogens.

Trucks and Transportation: Disinfect trucks and transportation vehicles regularly, especially after transporting livestock between farms or to market. Pay special attention to areas where animals may come into contact with surfaces.

Milking Parlors: Ensure milking parlors are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected between each milking session. This helps prevent the spread of mastitis and other contagious diseases among dairy herds.

Feed and Water: Keep feed storage areas clean and dry to prevent mold and bacterial growth. Disinfect feed troughs and waterers regularly to minimize the risk of disease transmission. Incorporate a water sanitation product.

Equipment and Tools: Disinfect all equipment and tools used in livestock management. This helps prevent cross-contamination between animals and reduces the risk of spreading infectious diseases.

Footbaths and Entry Points: Set up footbaths containing disinfectant at entry points to livestock facilities to prevent the introduction of pathogens from outside sources.

Personnel Hygiene: Educate and enforce good hygiene practices among farm workers to minimize the risk of transmitting diseases between animals. Provide handwashing stations and encourage the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) when handling sick animals.

Biosecurity Measures: Implement biosecurity measures such as limiting visitors to the farm, quarantining new animals before introducing them to the herd, and controlling access to livestock facilities to prevent the spread of diseases.

By implementing these comprehensive disinfection measures, you can help ensure the health and well-being of your livestock and minimize the risk of disease outbreaks on your farm.


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