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03 July 2015
US Steps Up Wild Bird Monitoring for Avian Flu
US - The US Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) has published updated plans for surveillance of avian influenza in wild birds, which provide for an increase in sampling....
US Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Live Poultry
US - US government agencies are collaborating to investigate four outbreaks of human Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry, across 40 different states....
How to Complete a Basic Chicken Health Check
ANALYSIS - In this video, Mike Colley, FAI Farms poultry manager, explains how to complete a basic chicken health check, including how to look out for common respiratory problems and lice....
02 July 2015
How Can US Poultry Producers Protect Flocks from Avian Flu Threat?
US - Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) serotype H5N2 appear to be slowing in the US, but the potential for new outbreaks as migrating birds move south in autumn is high, reports Eric Gingerich, DVM (Technical Specialist in Poultry,...
New Research Looks at Improving Egg Response to Vaccines
AUSTRALIA - Vaccines that can be injected directly into an egg have revolutionised the poultry industry, but now Dr Mark Tizard at Australian science institute CSIRO is directing his studies to improving the immune response to these vaccines....
Thermal Fogging with Halamid
FRANCE - There has been a resurgence of interest in thermal fogging in the poultry industry recently and of experimentation with different active products as the use of traditional chemicals such as formaldehyde has been called into question on grounds...
Biosecurity and Vaccination for Control of Avian Influenza
INDIA - Feeding 9 billion human beings by 2050 and the role of chicken and eggs in filling the gap of protein are being actively discussed, writes Dr.T.Kotaiah from Indbro....
Respiratory Disease and Immune Status
US - Recent university research evaluated the effects of Original XPC (XPC) on antibody titers and clinical signs of respiratory disease in poultry, Dr Stephanie Frankenbach reported in the Diamond V newsletter PoultryAdvisor....
New Circulation Fan ERD - Quality, Efficiency and Design in Unique Product
ITALY - A properly ventilated environment, without stratified heat, humidity and stagnant air helps the animal welfare increasing their productivity....
Getting the Measure of Biosecurity
UK - How often do you measure and evaluate your biosecurity procedures? the Aviagen Global Technical Transfer Team asks....
30 June 2015
Another Outbreak of Avian Flu in Ghana
GHANA - There has been one new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Ghana....
29 June 2015
Mexico Declared Free From Newcastle Disease
MEXICO - Mexico has declared itself free from Newcastle disease after a thorough surveillance period....
Russia Extends Ban on Imports of Agricultural Products to 2016
GLOBAL - The Russian Government has announced that it will be extending the ban on agricultural products from the EU until 5 August 2016....
26 June 2015
Another Mycoplasma Outbreak in Finland
FINLAND - There has been another mycoplasma outbreak on a farm in Finland....
25 June 2015
ILT Control Options Present Double-Edged Swords
Control of infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) in a multiage population of birds with dissimilar levels of protection is a challenge for the broiler industry, says Maricarmen Garcia, MS, PhD, professor at the University of Georgia’s Poultry Diagnostic...
Global Alliance Conference to Bring Together Avian Disease Researchers
UK - The Global Alliance for Research on Avian Disease (GARAD) conference will be held between 29 June and 1 July, creating global partnerships to bring together the academic community and poultry industry....
How to Replace, Reduce and Refine Antibiotics On Farm
ANALYSIS – Pressure is mounting on the animal health industry to reduce, replace and refine the usage of certain antimicrobial medicines, writes Michael Priestley....
Ghanaian Media Asked to Spread Awareness of Avian Flu
GHANA - Ghana's Northern Regional Veterinary Officer has called on the media to help create public awareness on the outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in certain sections of the country....
24 June 2015
Ceva’s New Generation Vectormune®AI Vaccine Proves to be a Useful Tool to Control HPAI
FRANCE - A paper recently published in the peer-reviewed journal Vaccine reports that Ceva’s new generation vaccine, Vectormune®AI, offers significant advantages over previously available vaccines against highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI)....
30 New Avian Flu Outbreaks Reported in Nigeria
NIGERIA - There have been 30 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Nigeria....
23 June 2015
Novel Avian Flu Virus Discovered in China
CHINA - Chinese researchers who analysed influenza viruses from poultry in live-bird markets say they have discovered a novel H5N9 virus, which is a hybrid of various other avian influenza viruses....
Further Avian Flu Reported in Israel
ISRAEL - There has been another outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Israel....
22 June 2015
New Avian Flu Outbreaks Reported in China
CHINA - Two new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been reported in China....
Further Mycoplasma Outbreaks in Finland
FINLAND - Another outbreak of mycoplasma has been confirmed in Finland....
19 June 2015
Two New Avian Flu Outbreaks in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Two new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza subtype H5N2 have been confirmed in Taiwan....
 
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