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13 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Health Today marks 5th year with more than two dozen video interviews, session coverage at IPPE
Poultry Health Today, the world’s only news website focused on poultry health, is marking its 5th anniversary by covering technical sessions and conducting more than two dozen interviews with poultry-health experts and trend watchers at the 2019 International...
Poultry Industry News from United States 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....
11 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United States Discrepancies emerge between animal welfare and consumer perceptions
Poultry “raised without antibiotics” (RWA) or “no antibiotics ever” (NAE) now account for more than 50% of the broilers in US production, but “those reductions [in antibiotics usage] have consequences,” Randall Singer, DVM, PhD, told Poultry...
06 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United States 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....
24 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United States 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....
18 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United States 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
Poultry Industry News from United States 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...
Poultry Industry News from United States 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
Poultry Industry News from United States 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....
Poultry Industry News from United States 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....
07 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United States 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...
03 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United States 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....
27 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Biosecurity expert sees more room for improvement on poultry farms
Biosecurity on commercial poultry farms has come a long way but still has far to go, Joseph Giambrone, PhD, professor of poultry science, Auburn University, told Poultry Health Today....
22 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States New US turkey hatchery shows industry’s focus on automation, biosecurity
Between sinking unemployment rates, the challenge of retaining good labour to conduct repetitive tasks and the increasing need to optimise biosecurity, more and more poultry companies are turning to robotics to improve efficiency and production....
12 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Can water treatments help reduce Salmonella levels before processing?
Feed withdrawal before moving broilers to the processing plant appears to increase their susceptibility to Salmonella, indicates research from the University of Georgia....
11 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Is genetics the key for lasting IBV immunity?
Manipulating the immune response may be one way infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is controlled in the future, predict researchers studying genetic lines of poultry....
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb Europe relief team leader wins 2018 Zoetis / BPC Trainee Award
Jonathan Bowen, who began to work with poultry little over three years ago after starting his career in the Royal Navy, is the 2018 winner of the Zoetis / British Poultry Council Trainee Award....
04 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from India Zoetis presents biodevices and automation solutions at Poultry India exhibition in Hyderabad
Zoetis teams presented the Embrex Biodevice, from November 28 to November 30, at the Poultry India Exhibition in Hyderabad, India. ...
29 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States World poultry industry still struggling with necrotic enteritis
Necrotic enteritis (NE) remains a formidable challenge in broilers raised without antibiotics, and preventing the disease means steering clear of predisposing factors and implementing a rigid coccidiosis-control plan, speakers said at the Second International...
22 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Lack of approved medications continues to stymie welfare-minded turkey producers
Another year, another survey and more long faces on US turkey producers frustrated by the lack of approved, efficacious medications — a problem they rated as the top health issue threatening production....
20 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States IBV vaccination protects broilers despite ammonia exposure
A recent study corroborates previous findings that broilers properly vaccinated for infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) are protected from IBV challenge despite exposure to moderate levels of ammonia...
06 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Consistency, follow-up key to controlling IBV
Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a “moving target” and trying to keep ahead of it requires consistency and follow-up, Sjaak de Wit, DVM, PhD, of GD Animal Health, the Netherlands, told Poultry Health Today....
05 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Biosecurity, disinfection, downtime keys to better ILT control
Strict biosecurity is the best defense against infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) in broiler flocks, advises Maricarmen García, PhD, a professor at the University of Georgia...
29 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Halting in ovo vaccination not a good option for managing hatchery bacteria
Higher 7-day mortality from bacterial infections in the hatchery is no reason to stop in ovo vaccination for Marek’s and other diseases, according to a consulting poultry veterinarian....
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis Influence Feed: Food scientists speak up
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...
 
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