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11 July 2018
¿Hablas español? New livestock veterinary training teaches students to communicate with their clients
USA - Colorado State University has launched a new undergraduate certificate in “Spanish for Animal Health and Care” to make sure students in veterinary and animal science fields are equipped to communicate after they graduate and begin working with...
15 June 2018
Could your backyard flock make you sick?
USA - The CDC has been looking into recent outbreaks of Salmonella linked to poultry found in backyard flocks and offers some advice on staying safe...
Avian Influenza confirmed in a wild bird in Co Armagh, Northern Ireland
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs today confirmed that a wild greylag goose, found in Lurgan Park, Co Armagh, has tested positive for H5N6 Avian Influenza...
06 June 2018
Hotraco Agri to unveil novel red mite monitoring system at VIV Europe
Red mite monitoring system to give poultry farmers insight into red mite population...
01 June 2018
Sustainability by design: why Sweden has it sussed
Maria Donis is managing director at the Swedish Poultry Meat Association and is also on the board of AVEC. Pia Gustavsson is chief veterinarian and is responsible for running the veterinary programmes. The Poultry Site heard from them about sustainability...
30 May 2018
International partnership to address human-animal-environment health risks gets a boost
PARIS, 30 May 2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) today agreed to step up joint action to combat health threats associated with...
14 May 2018
IPPE Insights: Biomin's GUTCheck, PROCheck target root cause of issue
Biomin America's business has been focused on developing two services this past year - PROcheck and GUTcheck - both designed to take a comprehensive look at a key issue and solve the problem, not the symptoms ...
09 May 2018
Buckling down on biosecurity
"Practicing good biosecurity is like trying to lose weight," a veterinarian once told Poultry Health Today. "It sounds simple, but it's not that easy." For this special report, our editors talked with disease experts about what poultry companies can do...
23 April 2018
FDA report finds rodent infestation at farm which recalled over 200 million eggs
An inspection from the US Food and Drug Asministration finds unsanitry conidtions, rodent infestation at farm responsible for recall of more than 200 million eggs ...
18 April 2018
US egg recall could affect 2 million eggs in Hong Kong
The recent recall of over 206 million eggs which were potentially contaminated with Salmonella in the US could include 2 million eggs exported to Hong Kong, reports the South China Morning post...
16 April 2018
206 million eggs recalled by Indiana farm
Rose Acre Farms in Indiana has recalled 206,749,248 shell eggs due to potential contamination with Salmonella Braenderup...
06 April 2018
Are you using rodenticides correctly?
Farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers are being encouraged to undertake knowledge updates to maintain their professional competence in the use of stewardship-label rodenticides...
05 April 2018
Canada focusing in on disease risk management
LONDON, Ontario, 4 April 2018 - Agriculture and Agri-food Canada outline proposed projects for improved disease risk management...
Beware of mycotoxins even without visible mould
Lallemand Animal Nutrition talks about the importance of recognising spoilage in silage stores and taking necessary precautions to avoid mycotoxin contamination....
29 March 2018
Single vaccine developed for avian flu and duck enteritis
UK, 28 March 2018 - The Pirbright institute has developed a single vaccine for both avian flu and duck enteritis...
16 March 2018
China suspends poultry imports
China suspended poultry imports to prevent spread of avian influenza...
14 March 2018
Canadian government working with poultry industry to reduce Salmonella risk
The Government of Canada is working with the poultry industry to reduce the risk of Salmonella illness from frozen raw breaded chicken products...
12 March 2018
Research improves future probiotics
TUCKER, Georgia: 12 March 2018 – USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California in which researchers may have found a way to improve future...
02 March 2018
Researchers develop method for making new types of vaccines
TUCKER, Georgia, 1 March 2018 - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the US National Poultry Research Centre, Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory in Athens, Georgia in which researchers developed...
23 February 2018
How Thai poultry business is revamping its image
As consumers shift their focus to health and wellness, the Thai poultry industry has to adopt a new identity synonymous with high quality poultry production by pushing its food safety and animal welfare practices to meet the global standard....
15 February 2018
FSIS issues public health alert for poultry products due to possible salmonella contamination
WASHINGTON, 14 February 2018 – The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about illnesses reported in the state of Iowa that may be caused...
05 February 2018
Webinar Wednesdays: Biosecurity
Part of the ongoing Webinar Wednesday series, this one on hatchery biosecurity and best practices....
19 January 2018
Bird flu detected in wild birds in Warwickshire
Highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu has been detected in wild birds in Warwickshire...
18 January 2018
BVA and BVPA respond to new bird flu prevention zone announcement
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has today (18 January) declared a bird flu prevention zone across the whole of England, requiring all bird keepers to follow strict biosecurity measures....
17 January 2018
Biosecurity: ‘It doesn’t have to be boring’
What comes to mind when you hear the word “biosecurity”?...
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