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Effect of Lasalocid or Salinomycin on Performance and Immunity Following Coccidia Vaccination of Broilers
A new study in the US has examined the benefits of giving the ionophores, lasalocid or salinomycin, to in-ovo coccidia-vaccinated chickens. ...
Horizontal Transmission of Salmonella Enteritidis in Laying Hens Housed in Conventional or Enriched Cages
Housing type had no significant effect on the transmission of Salmonella Enteritidis infection in this American study....
GB Emerging Threats Report: Avian Diseases: April-June (Q2) 2014
Among the highlights included in this quarterly report from the Animal Health & Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) are H4N6 low-pathogenic avian flu...
Questions and Answers on Highly Pathogenic H5N8 Avian Influenza
A summary of current knowledge on the H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
Tool to Measure Biosecurity at Broiler Farms and Relationship with Performance and Antimicrobial Use
Research from Belgium using an online questionnaire to assess biosecurity on poultry farms reveals that while the theory is well understood, there is room...
Enterobacteriaceae and Salmonella Recovered from Non-sanitised and Sanitised Broiler Hatching Eggs
Applying a sanitiser was effective in reducing the numbers of Enterobacteria on hatching eggs, a new study by the Agricultural Research Service and University...





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