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17 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Biosecurity: ‘It doesn’t have to be boring’
What comes to mind when you hear the word “biosecurity”?...
12 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Influence Feed: New Year, New Perspectives
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...
Poultry Industry News from United States When lysine is too much of a good thing
Lysine hydrochloride is an essential amino acid used in poultry diets to help ensure balanced nutrition and flock performance. But as with anything else, it’s possible for birds to get too much of a good thing, said Jenny Fricke, DVM, a University of...
11 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States AAAP endorses AVMA’s definition of antimicrobial stewardship
The American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) has endorsed the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) Definition of Antimicrobial Stewardship and accompanying policy document, Core Principles of Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary...
02 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Non-ionophore anticoccidial may help manage necrotic enteritis in RWA flocks
Flocks raised without antibiotics (RWA) that received a non-ionophore anticoccidial after coccidiosis vaccination had fewer necrotic enteritis (NE) lesions, less mortality and better feed conversion when exposed to a Clostridium perfringens challenge...
Poultry Industry News from United States Influence Feed: Harassment in the spotlight
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...
Poultry Industry News from United States Necrotic enteritis and age of litter: What’s the connection in broilers?
Broilers raised on used litter develop better immunity to necrotic enteritis (NE) than birds raised on new litter when challenged early with Clostridium perfringens, Steve Davis, DVM, president of Colorado Quality Research, told Poultry Health Today....
22 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Easy mistakes to avoid when managing respiratory disease in poultry
A methodical approach to managing respiratory disease in poultry can help veterinarians avoid misinterpreting data and making mistakes, according to David French, DVM, Sanderson Farms....
15 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Plan B: Using sentinel birds to track poultry viruses when you can’t obtain SPF birds
Sometimes the best way to identify disease problems is to use sentinel birds along with other diagnostic tools, but the specific-pathogen-free (SPF) birds used for this purpose aren’t always readily available....
13 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Deadly duo: Study confirms link between E. maxima, Clostridium
New research by Callie McQuain, DVM, veterinarian and grad student at the University of Georgia, substantiates anecdotal field experience indicating that Eimeria maxima is the type of coccidia that most interacts with Clostridium perfringens and leads...
08 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from European Union Cargill hatchery worker wins 2017 Zoetis / BPC Trainee Award
Polish hatchery worker Klaudia Roszkowska, who came to the UK to seek a new life, is the 2017 winner of the Zoetis / British Poultry Council Trainee Award....
07 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis Influence Feed - December 2017
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...
Poultry Industry News from United States Ruling the roost: Alternative or conventional chicken?
This study includes four parts. It evaluates food safety by checking for microbial loads, and determines nutritional components. It also evaluates taste with a focus on characteristics rather than preferences, and, finally, explores the thinking of consumers...
06 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis offering research funds for parasitic disease in poultry, other species
Zoetis is offering grants of up to $150,000 to find new approaches for controlling parasites in poultry and other species....
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis accepting proposals for research grants on innovative approaches to controlling parasitic disease
Zoetis today announced that the company is accepting grant proposals for research into innovative approaches to help protect dogs, cattle, sheep and poultry from parasitic diseases and to extend the efficacy of therapeutics through new formulations. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Campylobacter in poultry: An elusive pathogen
Campylobacter — primarily Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli — frequently colonize the intestinal tract of domestic poultry at high levels. The bacterium is well adapted to the avian host and, despite extensive colonization, it produces little...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Finalists announced for Zoetis – BPC 2017 Poultry Trainee Award
The three finalists for the Zoetis-British Poultry Council Trainee Award for 2017 come from very different sectors of the industry – free range egg production in Shropshire, a hatchery in Herefordshire and a broiler farm in Norfolk....
30 November 2017
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. Kalen Cookson, DVM, a poultry veterinarian at Zoetis with extensive experience managing IBD, talked with Poultry Health Today about seven misconceptions...
27 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Two back-to-back conferences to focus on intestinal health of poultry
Struggling with necrotic enteritis and other enteric diseases of poultry?...
22 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States 44 million ‘respectable’ birds on the menu this Thanksgiving
If one of America’s founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin, had his way in the late 1700s, the turkey would have been the US national bird instead of the bald eagle — a majestic but imposing raptor that Franklin thought had a “bad moral character.”...
20 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Immune-response research could yield new IB strategies for poultry
Research into the immune response of chickens could help lead to strategies that enable chickens to resist infectious bronchitis (IB), Rodrigo Gallardo, DVM, PhD, professor, University of California – Davis, told Poultry Health Today....
15 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis Influence Feed - October 2017 part 2
Every 2 weeks the team at Zoetis share the Top 5 Influencer Topics in the agriculture industry. ...
14 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA, industry groups take issue with WHO’s latest statement on poultry, livestock antibiotics
The USDA’s chief scientist and several scientific and industry organizations took issue with the World Health Organization’s recent news release recommending that poultry and livestock producers “stop using antibiotics routinely to promote growth...
10 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Shortages of processing antimicrobial possible as chemical industry recovers from Harvey
What does Hurricane Harvey have to do with the US poultry industry’s ability to control foodborne pathogens? Possibly plenty, according to Timothy Laube, general manager of Kroff Lab Services, Inc. He recently talked with Poultry Health Today editors...
08 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Salmonella on carcass skin can contaminate ground turkey
Salmonella on the skin, rather than in infected muscle tissue, may be a significant contributor to ground-turkey contamination, indicates a study presented at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Association of Avian Pathologists....
 
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