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16 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Putting paper under chick’s drinkers: Is it really helpful?
Placing paper under water lines increases water consumption by baby chicks, but only for the first 3 or 4 hours after house placement, research indicates....
09 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Paper under chick drinkers: is it really helpful?
Placing paper under water lines increases water consumption by baby chicks, but only for the first 3 or 4 hours after house placement, research indicate...
27 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Let there be light: early exposure to UV aids broiler behavior, performance
Adding windows to poultry houses is an inexpensive way to improve the environment for broilers and possibly improve productivity, according to Rachel Lynn Dennis, PhD, assistant professor at the University of Maryland...
26 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Footpad dermatitis a greater concern in chickens grown to older ages
Footpad dermatitis is more likely to be a problem among broilers grown to an older age, but it can be remedied if producers intervene in time, Tom Tabler, PhD, professor with Mississippi State University Extension, told Poultry Health Today....
03 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Vaccination followed with feed medication gives pullets added protection against coccidiosis
Inadequate coccidiosis protection in pullets can lead to health issues ranging from uneven weight gain to mortality. Recent trials show an improvement in protection when a coccidiostat is used in combination with coccidiosis vaccine, according to Tak...
27 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States The link between Salmonella and intestinal health
Changing consumer preferences in many areas of the world are pressuring poultry producers to reduce or eliminate routine use of antibiotics. The result has been an increase in intestinal disease....
22 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States More amino acids, feed aid broiler chicks vaccinated for coccidiosis
Feeding broilers a diet high in amino acids, along with more feed, can minimise the adverse effects on performance that sometimes occur after coccidiosis vaccination, indicate the results of a study presented at the 2018 International Poultry Scientific...
Poultry Industry News from United States Is MS the next ‘big, bad Mycoplasma’ for US poultry?
The US poultry industry is reporting more problems with virulent Mycoplasma synoviae (MS), Naola Ferguson, DVM, associate professor at the University of Georgia, told Poultry Health Today....
15 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Team effort by human, animal sectors needed to ensure responsible antibiotic use worldwide
While the poultry and livestock sectors have drawn the ire of consumer and medical groups for the growth of antimicrobial resistance, it is wrong to “partition blame,” Randy Singer, DVM, PhD, University of Minnesota, told Poultry Health Today....
14 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis Influence Feed: WHO is making waves? May 28 - June 10, 2018
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
12 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Three research-proven ways to maximise Marek’s disease control
For decades, vaccination has provided effective control of Marek’s disease (MD). Since the first MD vaccines were introduced in 1970, broiler condemnation losses due to MD have decreased more than 99%. [1]...
07 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Ensuring strong immunity key to successful NAE broiler production
Producers raising broilers with no or fewer antibiotics need to pay more attention to diseases that can compromise flock immunity and make birds more susceptible to primary and secondary infections, according to poultry specialists speaking at an industry...
18 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Specialists share tips for optimising immunity in ‘no antibiotics ever’ and ‘reduced use’ broiler flocks
The growing trend toward “no antibiotics ever” and “reduced use” production systems has prompted poultry companies to rethink their traditional disease-management practices....
Poultry Industry News from United States Loose stools linked to blackhead disease transmission in turkeys
Enteric inflammation and loose stools can affect the rate that turkeys contract blackhead disease and may explain why some turkey flocks with the disease show higher mortality than others, indicates research presented at the 2018 International Poultry...
14 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States On-farm Salmonella control helps prevent processing plant contamination
Contaminated chicken feathers and feet may be the primary vectors for transmitting Salmonella from poultry houses to processing plants, according to Martha Pulido, DVM, PhD, Mississippi State University....
09 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global 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...
04 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States ‘Turkeys are suffering’ without good control of coccidiosis
Turkeys are suffering from coccidiosis due to a lack of available medications, according to Greg Mathis, PhD, Southern Poultry Research, Athens, Georgia....
03 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Influence Feed: Lettuce tell you about the farm bill
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02 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Rennier: NAE programs represented 40% of US broiler feeds in 2017
Chickens raised without antibiotics of any type consumed 40% of the broiler feed produced in the US in 2017, according to Greg Rennier, PhD, president of Rennier Associates Inc. Columbia, Mo., a firm that tracks poultry-health trends....
01 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Conference seeks solutions for costly respiratory diseases in poultry
More than 150 poultry health professionals from the Americas, Europe and the Middle East will flock to Athens, Georgia, May 30-June 1, for the 2018 International Avian Respiratory Disease Conference....
23 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Foregoing CAV breeder vaccination based on ELISA results can backfire
Not vaccinating broiler breeders for chicken anaemia virus (CAV) because ELISA results show detectable antibodies could be asking for trouble, says Guillermo Zavala, DVM, PhD, Avian Health International, LLC....
18 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Clostridium perfringens on broiler meat can survive processing, potentially sicken consumers
Most broiler producers know the economic impact of necrotic enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens, particularly in birds raised without antibiotics....
16 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Woody breast continues to baffle researchers
Woody breast is a relatively new disease that adversely affects meat quality during processing, but poultry scientists still don’t understand its underlying causes, said Luke Borst, DVM, PhD, a veterinary anatomic pathologist at North Carolina State...
10 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Influence Feed: China strikes back
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09 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Seven misconceptions about IBD in broilers
Infectious bursal disease, or IBD, is one of the most common yet most misunderstood diseases of poultry....
 
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