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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....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Proper water pressure, volume essential to good flock performance
Raising commercial chickens successfully requires an adequate water supply. This means enough water pressure and volume to meet flock demands....
Poultry Industry News from United States Two symposia on poultry enteric disease set stage for 2018 AAAP Conference
Two symposia focused on enteric disease in poultry will be held immediately prior to the 2018 American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) annual conference set for this July in Denver....
26 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson vet: Act quickly on unexplained poultry mortality
Quick action by breeder managers and veterinarians is credited with the rapid resolution of an avian influenza (AI) outbreak in Tennessee in March of 2017....
22 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Influence feed: Bracing for trade retaliation
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21 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States AAAP plans to take more proactive approach in poultry health, welfare conversations
The American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) plans to increase its public presence and become a trusted source of information for consumers about the science behind poultry health....
20 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Layer-hen stocking density affects Salmonella shedding
Lower stocking density for laying hens was associated with less faecal shedding of Salmonella Heidelberg in a USDA study....
12 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States ‘Inspect what you expect’ applied to poultry vaccination crews
We’ve all heard the phrase “inspect what you expect,” a cliché that can apply to almost any chore delegated from one person to another. We’ve learned the hard way this can also apply to poultry vaccination crews....
07 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Influence Feed: Feedback on food and fuel policy
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06 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Salmonella biofilms resist disinfectants in poultry processing
Common disinfectants used in chiller tanks and dipping stations at poultry processing plants are not effective against Salmonella in its biofilm state, caution Tereza Chylkova and colleagues at the University of California–Davis. [1]...
02 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Lack of medications, veterinarians hamper turkey industry
The US turkey industry continues to be hampered by a lack of approved efficacious drugs, according to a 2017 survey. Since 2005, four medications have been withdrawn, leaving the industry without any recourse to treat colibacillosis, blackhead and other...
26 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Can improper vaccination make IBV worse?
Improper vaccination not only fails to protect flocks from infectious bronchitis virus (IBV), but it can also make the problem worse, a leading poultry health expert says....
Poultry Industry News from United States Production specialists urged to share insights on no-antibiotics programs, animal welfare
Antibiotics are important for maintaining animal health, but their use has come under scrutiny in recent years due to the rise of antibiotic resistance globally....
23 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Influence Feed: SNAP Judgments, 2019 Budget
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22 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States How mutations, antigenic drift affect IBD management
Farms affected by variant infectious bursal disease (IBD) viruses may find that currently available IBD vaccines aren’t always effective, said Daral Jackwood, PhD, professor in food animal research at Ohio State University....
20 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Why infectious bronchitis is so resilient — and what broiler companies can do about it
Control of infectious bronchitis (IB) requires good biosecurity, good management and rigorous administration of a vaccine that matches the circulating virus as closely as possible, John Smith, DVM, MAM, Alectryon LLC, formerly with Fieldale Farms, told...
14 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States E. coli vaccination reduces antibiotic use in broilers
New studies show that vaccination against Escherichia coli significantly reduced antibiotic use on commercial broiler farms, particularly in birds at high risk of infection....
13 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Clostridial dermatitis: Why is it so prevalent in turkeys?
Skin lesions in turkeys open the door to Clostridium infections and clostridial dermatitis, the most important disease in the turkey industry, according to a study by Kakambi Nagaraja, PhD, microbiologist and infectious disease specialist at the University...
05 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Gangrenous dermatitis: Guarding against a costly disease
In recent years, gangrenous dermatitis (GD) has been on the increase among commercial broiler operations in the US, resulting in significant economic losses.[1] This serious bacterial disease of poultry tends to occur in fast-growing broilers between...
31 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Health Today lines up video interviews with leading poultry experts at IPPE
More than two dozen poultry-health experts and trend watchers will be interviewed on camera over the next three days as part of Poultry Health Today’s news coverage of the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo, International Poultry Scientific...
Poultry Industry News from United States On the road again? Download Poultry Health Today podcasts before you go
Most of Poultry Health Today’s video interviews with leading health experts and other opinion leaders can now be downloaded as podcasts and listened to on mobile devices or through audio systems of most vehicles....
 
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