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Zero Waste to Landfill? How One Major Food Firm Made it a Reality
Sending zero waste to landfill is an admirable thing to aspire to but impossible to achieve in reality, right? Wrong. West Liberty Foods, a major US meat-processing company, has been certified landfill free for the past five years. Andrew Amelinckx finds...
Sustainable Innovations in South Africa
One farmer is fighting harsh conditions with all-in-one micro-coops and a seriously tough breed of chicken, writes Chris McCullough....
How Sustainable is American Poultry Farming?
As global demand for protein puts increasing pressure on resources worldwide, broilers are emerging as a sector where sustainable mass-production is possible, writes Karen Christensen, Associate Professor, Center of Excellence for Poultry Science....
Comparison of breeder/layer coccidiosis vaccines: Part 2: Onset of immunity – attenuated vaccines
Recently, 2 new products have been introduced to the market; here is a study of the efficacy of each of the 3 vaccines. ...
Exploring a World without Food Animals
What would happen if US farmers stopped producing animals for food and Americans went vegan? ...
Red Mite: An Underestimated Problem in Poultry Production
Are poultry red mites as indestructible as they seem? We asked the experts for some advice on how to control these elusive bloodsuckers, writes Melanie Epp....
The Poultry Farmer-Processor Relationship: A Relationship Built Upon Trust and Communication
This article will address how to enhance the relationship between the Poultry farmer and the processor to whom he supplies the chickens grown on his farm. Before we can start this discussion we must first describe the Canadian Supply Management system...
Poultry Red Mite expert roundtable
In order to facilitate information sharing between members of the full value chain including researchers, egg producers, industry (i.e., egg packers), and pharmaceutical companies, MSD Animal Health organized and sponsored a Poultry Red Mite Expert Roundtable...
Immunity and Immune Foundation
The real key to success in the poultry industry is a healthy immune status. Good diseases control is a balance between infectious or non-infectious disease agents and optimal immunity. Immunity is mediated by two immune mechanisms: cell mediated and humoral....
Chick Quality Hatchery Impact on Performance
This presentation explains that today’s hatcheries must not look at hatch only. Although, companies seem to make hatch a priority, we all must remember that integrated as well as independent companies are in the meat business....
Avian Influenza: Biosecurity, Depopulation and Hygienic Procedures
In Germany laboratory testing for avian influenza is obligatory for defined, suspicious cases involving rising mortality or sudden decreases of food and / or water consumption or egg-laying. ...
Prime-Boost Vaccination in Egypt: Field Experiences
The third order clade 2.2.1 of H5N1 lineage of HPAIV currently circulating in Egypt has been subdivided into the fourth subgroup 2.2.1.1 (group B variant strains which emerged in 2008 and disappeared by 2011) and 2.2.1.2 (group C viruses which emerged...
Avian Influenza Surveillance and Diagnosis
Rapid detection and accurate identification of low (LPAI) and high pathogenicity avian influenza (HPAI) is critical to controlling infections and disease in poultry. ...
Virus with an Eggshell
Avian flu can be transmitted from birds to humans; transmission among humans, however, is limited....
Field Experience with Vaccination in Turkeys in Morocco
At the beginning of 2016, Morocco faced its first influenza outbreaks in commercial poultry farms caused by avian influenza virus (AIV) H9N2....
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