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Thursday, July 17, 2014
Successful Breeder Management All in the Details
US - "How do we optimize egg production? We all know that a lot of things have to fall into place... programmes such as housing and nutrition, but the biggest factor is understanding the reproductive system in both male and female breeders," remarked...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Construction Begins on Pirbright Avian Diseases Lab
UK - A concrete pouring ceremony has been held at The Pirbright Institute to mark the start of construction of new medium containment laboratories, which will be the home of the Avian Viral Diseases programme....
Belgium Reports Lower Antibiotic Use by Veterinary Sector
BELGIUM - Six per cent less antibiotic was used in the Belgian veterinary sector in 2013 than in the year before....
New Parasite Found to Cause Deaths of Wild Pigeons
US - University of California Davis researchers have identified the cause of death in wild band-tailed pigeons connected to newly discovered parasite....
Public Meeting to be Held on Antibiotic Resistance Monitoring
US - US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a public meeting on antimicrobial resistance monitoring in the food supply in August....
Friday, July 11, 2014
Poultry Vet Offers Tips to Get More from ELISA Testing
US - Most poultry integrators turn to ELISA tests to get a quick and easy read on a flock’s health status. “But the results are only as good as the quality of the samples,” reminds Andrea Zedek, DVM, MAM, ACPV, senior manager, global veterinary...
Moldova Accepts EU Veterinary Certificates
MOLDOVA - Moldova is to accept imports from the European Union accompanied by EU veterinary certificate based on a template specified in the EU legislation....
Thursday, July 10, 2014
H7N9 Flu Virus Detected at Henan Poultry Market
CHINA - Poultry at a market in eastern China tested positive for the H9N9 flu virus in early June....
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Finnish Broiler Study Shows High Standards with Voluntary Codes
FINLAND - Meat processor, HKScan, has completed a detailed study of its Finnish broiler production chain, which reveals high standards of excellence achieved with voluntary actions that exceed the statutory requirements....
Launch of UK Poultry Trainee of the Year Award
UK - The poultry industry offers some of the most exciting career prospects in farming — that is the message from organisers of the Zoetis/British Poultry Council Trainee of the Year Award, now open for entries....
Ugandan Success with Mobile Animal Health App Could Go Global
UGANDA - A new mobile application is successfully supporting Uganda's veterinary technicians....
Study Highlights Limited Poultry Diagnostic Services in Rural Algeria
ALGERIA - A new study reveals that, in the absence of diagnostic test facilities and capabilities, poultry disease is eastern Algeria relies on post-mortem examination and the response to medication....
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Brazil Outlines Poultry Health Standards to Indian Meat Exporters
INDIA - Poultry meat exporting companies have been updated over the sanitary standards set for imports to Brazil....
Second Newcastle Disease Outbreak in Southern Sweden
SWEDEN - A new outbreak of Newcastle disease has been confirmed in Swedish poultry, in the same area as the previous one....
Monday, July 07, 2014
Hatchery Services New Application by Ceva
FRANCE - Ceva has given a boost to its hatchery vaccination services with the powerful new C.H.I.C.K. Program app....
Diagnostic Tests for the Australian Poultry Industry
AUSTRALIA - Rapid, accurate and reliable diagnostics for poultry pathogens are essential for producers to have access to in the case of an outbreak....
Progress on Harmonisation of Vet Product Registration
GLOBAL - The fourth meeting of the VICH outreach forum took place in Brussels recently, attended by representatives from six continents, and progress was made towards the implementation of guidelines aimed at harmonising the technical requirements for...
Friday, July 04, 2014
2013 Was Fulfilling Year, Says CEVA CEO
FRANCE - Global veterinary health company, Ceva Sante Animale, which completed its fourth LBO deal on 30 June, published its annual report on the same day. The company's CEO describes 2013 as a "fulfilling year" and warns that 2014 may not be easy....
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Halamid Brings Rapid Action Against Salmonella
FRANCE - Although outbreaks have been traced to a variety of food types, Salmonella is most often associated with poultry products and is considered a veritable scourge of our industry, according to Axcentive....
Randox Food Diagnostics Evidence Investigator Makes Strong Impact at VIV Europe
NETHERLANDS - VIV Europe brought many of the world’s pioneering food safety technologies together in May and Randox Food Diagnostics own multiplexing system, the Evidence Investigator, was amongst those making a significant impact....
China 90 Per Cent Self-sufficient in Animal Vaccines
CHINA - The Chinese animal vaccine market grew by more than 26 per cent between 2004 and 2013, according to a new report....
Turkey Growth after Cocci Vaccination: Get Back on Track Without Medicated Feed
US - Poultry producers use live coccidial vaccines, thereby reducing the need for in-feed anti-coccidials. However, live vaccination often causes an early reduction in growth, an effect not observed with medicated feed. This transient reduction is most...
Newcastle Disease Outbreaks in Hazafon, Hamerkaz
ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported four outbreaks of Newcastle disease in poultry farms located in Hazafon and Hamerkaz, affecting 41 and 44-week-old table egg layers, four-week-old broilers and six-week-old turkeys....
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
How Do Antibiotics Promote Growth in Poultry?
US - Two respected poultry veterinarians share their insights into the mode of action of antibiotics in the feed in 'Poultry Health Today' from Zoetis....
Kick Salmonella off Your Premises
BELGIUM - Clean footware and clean hands are the best ways to keep Salmonella off your farm, says CID Lines....
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