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The Poultry Smith: Exclusive Interview with Fieldale Farms Veterinarian John Smith

26 February 2016

US - After 40 years of practising medicine, Fieldale Farms veterinarian John Smith has hung up his rubber boots and coveralls. Well, almost.

In this exclusive interview with Poultry Health Today, Mr Smith reflects on his career, the state of the US poultry industry and, most importantly, what it needs to do to ensure a healthier, more sustainable future.

Excerpt: "The biggest economic issue and the biggest, ever-present disease threat we’ve got is coccidiosis and gut health. And ironically, that’s where we now have this interesting collision of science and public opinion and politics…To me, it’s creating a real crisis.”

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