History of Coccidiosis Control - A Golden Age of Chemotherapy

The 'Golden Age of Chemotherapy' in the control of coccidiosis is not over, according to Dr David Chapman of the University of Arkansas, Jackie Linden, senior editor of ThePoultrySite Site, reports on this keynote address.
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In 1948, Poultry Science published a paper on sulphaquinoxaline for the control of coccidiosis. This was to have profound implications for the industry because we still use this type of method of control today, said Dr H. David Chapman of the University of Arkansas in the introduction to his paper on coccidiosis control from 1950 to the present day as the Milton Y. Dendy Keynote Address to the International Poultry Scientific Forum in Atlanta in January 2011. Dr Chapman has been working on coccidiosis himself for more than 40 years and his knowledge of the subject is universally recognised.

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