Multinational Group Studies Salmonella Risks in Layers

EU - One in ten of the layer houses sampled at the end of the laying period was positive for at least one Salmonella serotype in this survey across five countries. Housing in conventional battery cages, the absence of dry cleaning in between production rounds and sampling in winter were found to be risk factors for the shedding of Salmonella Enteritidis or Typhimurium.
calendar icon 14 January 2010
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