Your farm & COVID-19

The Cattle Council has prepared a factsheet for farmers in relation to COVID-19. In summary:

Ways you can look after yourself

  • Keep people off your farm, unless they absolutely need to be there
  • Avoid leaving the farm, if possible
  • Keeping a ‘social distance’ of 1.5 metres from others
  • Keep kids at home
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water
  • Isolate anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms

If you have staff:

  • Make sure they thoroughly wash hands with soap and water before starting work
  • Try and change work plans so everyone can keep a social distance (1.5 metres)
  • Disinfect tools regularly
  • Encourage staff to act responsibly when not at work

Click here to read the factsheet.


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