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19 February 2019
Poultry farmers and academics come together to bridge research gap
UK - The NFU’s first Poultry Research Seminar has brought together poultry farmers and academics to ensure emerging research and technology is relevant on farm and that farmers are able to embrace innovation that can improve their productivity, animal...
13 February 2019
IPPE Insights: MSD Animal Health and Rapid Genomics sign agreement on vaccine verification
MSD Animal Health announced a collaboration agreement with Rapid Genomics which grants the company exclusive rights to Rapid Genomics’ vaccination verification tool, Viral Flex-Seq®. The collaboration was announced at the 2019 International Production...
MSD Animal Health announces vaccine verification tool collaboration at IPPE 2019
Today, MSD Animal Health announced a collaboration agreement which grants the company exclusive rights to Rapid Genomics’ vaccination verification tool, Viral Flex-Seq®....
Necrotic enteritis control helps reduce Salmonella colonisation
Maintaining good intestinal health in broilers is essential for minimising the presence of Salmonella in birds sent for processing, Manuel Da Costa, DVM, PhD, associate director for Outcomes Research at Zoetis told Poultry Health Today....
12 February 2019
AB Vista unveiled industry’s first dual action microbiome activator at IPPE
USA - A breakthrough dual action product, designed to accelerate the development of a fibre-degrading microbiome, has been launched by AB Vista at the IPPE Expo in Atlanta, USA. ...
Boehringer Ingelheim reaffirms its leading position in hatchery vaccination with its vector vaccines at IPPE 2019
Vaxxitek® HVT + IBD continues to lead in hatchery vector vaccination worldwide. Newxxitek® HVT + ND is Boehringer Ingelheim’s latest vectored vaccine against Newcastle disease...
09 February 2019
UAE bans birds and poultry products from Kuwait after virus outbreak
UAE - The import of live birds and poultry products from Kuwait has been banned in the UAE following the outbreak of a bird flu strain....
08 February 2019
RCVS news: Legislation passed to allow RCVS to recognise quality-assured European veterinary degrees
UK - On Wednesday 6 February the House of Lords passed a Statutory Instrument (or SI) to allow the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) to continue to register veterinary surgeons from the European Economic Area (EEA) after the UK leaves the European...
06 February 2019
It takes two: Coccidiosis vaccines effective against E. tenella after adequate cycling
Coccidiosis vaccination was effective in broilers challenged with Eimeria tenella but only after vaccinal oocysts cycled twice, Laura Tensa, DVM, told Poultry Health Today....
01 February 2019
A chick's first 24 hours in the production house
The Aviagen® poster 'The First 24 Hours' offers a useful checklist of things to prepare, consider and monitor when you take delivery of chicks for your production house. ...
24 January 2019
Refined carbs show promise as ‘sentinel’ for Salmonella control
Higher government standards for Salmonella control have put more pressure on poultry companies to reduce incidence on broiler farms and lower the pathogen load going into processing....
22 January 2019
Virulent Newcastle disease confirmed in a Utah backyard poultry flock
USA - The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of virulent Newcastle disease in a small flock of backyard exhibition chickens in Utah County, Utah; This is the first...
Launch of the Global Challenge Research Fund "One Health Poultry Hub"
GLOBAL - Leading international experts in animal-to-human diseases today announce the launch of the UKRI GCRF One Heath Poultry Hub...
Royal Veterinary College launches two ground-breaking research hubs
UK - Leading research institution the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has announced the launch of the UKRI GCRF One Health Poultry Hub and its involvement in the UKRI GCRF Action Against Stunting Hub...
18 January 2019
E. coli vaccination helps contain losses in broilers with IB infection
Field experience with infectious bronchitis (IB) in broilers during a harsh winter demonstrated that vaccination for secondary Escherichia coli infection helped stem losses, according to Kalen Cookson, DVM, MAM....
16 January 2019
Heat-stress study shows need to increase ventilation with stocking density
As bird density increases, broiler producers need to be “more aggressive” with house ventilation to prevent heat stress in flocks, Brian Fairchild, PhD, professor, and Ming Lin Teo, graduate research assistant, University of Georgia, told Poultry...
Commercial poultry vets can help backyard growers, and themselves, by sharing tips on biosecurity
Improved communication between poultry company veterinarians and backyard chicken growers could help improve biosecurity and reduce disease spread for all flocks, Tom Tabler, PhD, an extension professor with Mississippi State University, told Poultry...
14 January 2019
Coccidiosis control, litter management key to NE prevention in broilers raised without antibiotics
Good coccidiosis control and litter management are the two most important steps producers can take to prevent necrotic enteritis (NE) in flocks raised without antibiotics, Charles Hofacre, DVM, PhD, told Poultry Health Today....
Chicks may hold clues to lameness in older birds
Lameness in some poultry flocks has researchers searching for the cause, Suzanne Dougherty, DVM, a consulting poultry veterinarian based in Alabama, told Poultry Health Today....
11 January 2019
USDA confirms virulent Newcastle disease in a third commercial chicken flock in California
USA - The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed virulent Newcastle disease in a third commercial poultry flock in California...
09 January 2019
USDA confirms virulent Newcastle disease in a second commercial chicken flock in California
USA - The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed virulent Newcastle disease in a second commercial poultry flock in California. The latest case is in a commercial layer flock in...
08 January 2019
Avian influenza hits poultry in Saigon
VIETNAM - Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon, has been hit with avian influenza, infecting 3,600 ducks with the H5N1 strain of the virus ...
07 January 2019
Bird flu outbreak in Bihar, India leads to cull
INDIA - More than 2,500 chickens have been culled after an outbreak of avian influenza in Patna district of the North-eastern state of Bihar, India led to the deaths of 650 chickens...
03 January 2019
It takes two: Coccidiosis vaccines effective against E. tenella after adequate cycling
Coccidiosis vaccination was effective in broilers challenged with Eimeria tenella but only after vaccinal oocysts cycled twice, Laura Tensa, DVM, told Poultry Health Today....
01 January 2019
Taiwan's Yunlin County culls 62nd poultry farm in 2018 due to bird flu
TAIWAN (Taiwan News) – After a difficult year for poultry farmers in Yunlin County, another farm was discovered to have been infected with the bird flu virus, leading to prompt action by the local government and the culling of almost 100 turkeys in...
 
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