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22 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE Insights: MSD Animal Health shares innovations, pipeline
If you weren't able to make it to the International Poultry and Processing Expo (IPPE), Taylor Barbosa, head of global poultry with MSD Animal Health, shares event and booth highlights, new product innovations and a mention to the future pipeline. ...
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 Planning anticoccidial rotation strategies: Consider the consequences
Anticoccidial rotation strategies help reduce the health and economic impact of coccidiosis, while preserving the efficacy of the limited range of tools available for managing it....
23 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Closing in on coccidiosis: How metagenomics can help
Identifying coccidial species by metagenomics can help producers fine-tune their coccidiosis-control programs, said Ryan Snyder, a graduate student in the pathobiology department at the University of Guelph....
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 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...
06 December 2017
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...
05 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Comparison of breeder/layer coccidiosis vaccines: Part 2: Onset of immunity – attenuated vaccines
Recently, 2 new products have been introduced to the market; here is a study of the efficacy of each of the 3 vaccines. ...
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....
13 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global IPPE Insight: Addressing Pain Points of Industry Trends
ANALYSIS - Food safety, antibiotic-free and sustainable practices are just a few of the global trends that are currently shaping the industry, according to Ed Galo, managing director for Novus International in North America....
12 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Hydration Supplementation Can Help Boost Chick Health
ANALYSIS - Once hatched, Mother Nature has supplied chicks with a two- to three-day yolk sac supply of hydration and nutrition while chicks learn what to eat and drink. ...
08 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Hydration Supplementation Is Standard Practice for Shipping Chicks at Hubbard Breeders
ANALYSIS - Dehydration is an ongoing challenge for hatcheries that are shipping day-old chicks. ...
17 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Study: Economic Ripple Effect of Livestock Operations in Indiana
ANALYSIS - If you've driven through the US state of Indiana, you'll have seen lots of corn and soybean fields. It’s no surprise that it ranks in the top 10 US agricultural states, but what is surprising is that Indiana livestock operations are seeing...
14 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Enzymes Are Key Piece of Puzzle to Feed the 9 Billion
ANALYSIS - How do we feed the world’s future population and the growing global demand for protein?...
04 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global NIR Technology Monitors Feed, Reduces Cost
ANALYSIS - NIR technology is being used by animal feed producers throughout the production process to help monitor variability of raw materials and finish feeds with the end goal of reducing feed costs. ...
14 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Research: Superdosing Phytase Reduces Severity of Woody Breast in Poultry
ANALYSIS - The exact cause of woody breast, a muscle myopathy affecting the quality, texture and colour of chicken breast meat, is currently unknown – although initial research points to genetics and fast growth rates. ...
03 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global IPPE Insights: Which Three Key Drivers Will Impact Poultry in 2017?
ANALYSIS - What are the three main trends the poultry will face in 2017? Delair Bolis, Head of the Global Poultry Unit with MSD Animal Health, shares his thoughts at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta. ...
28 February 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Automation's New Role in the Hatchery
ANALYSIS - KL Automation from Zoetis offers fully automated solutions for hatcheries that improve throughput and reduce manpower, creating a more efficient environment....
13 February 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom View from the Countryside - Farmers Showing Stoicism Amid Bird Flu Restriction Challenges
UK - The view of avian influenza from the countryside is one of stoic acceptance, writes Richard Gard, as farmers try their best to improve biosecurity and prevent the spread of disease....
19 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Going Cage-Free Need Not Impact Profitability
ANALYSIS - The adoption of good management practices and animal welfare poses a number of challenges for farmers making the switch from more intensive systems. However, it need not negatively impact the profitability and quality of the final product....
09 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry Experts Share Top Tips as Avian Flu Rules Drive Birds Indoors
UK – All poultry must move indoors, UK bird keepers were told on Wednesday, as a precaution against a virulent strain of avian influenza that has been spreading through Europe in the past few weeks. But poultry keepers seem largely positive about this...
03 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States How Will New GIPSA Rules Affect US Farmers?
US - When farmers thought regulations couldn’t get more difficult, the USDA began moving forward with new rules that will likely impact contracts and litigation, writes Rachel Lane....
25 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global US Poultry Export Potential Driven by Avian Flu
ANALYSIS - The risk of high-path avian influenza (HPAI) is expected to have a major impact on US poultry exports in the next few years, according to a report from Rabobank. ...
22 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Rabobank: Poultry Leads US to Largest Increase in Meat Consumption Since '70s
ANALYSIS - The US had a momentous year for animal protein in 2015 with the largest increase in US meat consumption since the food scares of the 1970s, according to a new report from Rabobank. ...
03 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Project Horizon Helps Producers Transition to Antibiotic Free Production
ANALYSIS - Novus International launches Project Horizon, a commitment to helping producers navigate through the transition to antibiotic-free production. ...
 
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