Mortality composting the right way: Tips for poultry producers, By Tom Tabler, Ph.D. Extension...

Source: PoultryHealthToday By Tom Tabler, Ph.D. Extension Professor Mississippi State University Extension Service, Poultry Science Department Mississippi State, MS   Mortality disposal is critical to every poultry farm’s biosecurity program....

Assessing options for high-DON corn, By Keith Currie, President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture

s Ontario’s fall harvest continues, corn quality and the threat of moulds and mycotoxins have become a serious concern across the province. Elevated levels...

Biosecurity, disinfection, downtime keys to better ILT control, By Maricarmen García, PhD, a professor...

  Source: PoultryHealthToday Strict biosecurity is the best defense against infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) in broiler flocks, advises Maricarmen García, PhD, a professor at the University of...

Halting in ovo vaccination not a good option for managing hatchery bacteria, By ...

Higher 7-day mortality from bacterial infections in the hatchery is no reason to stop in ovo vaccination for Marek’s and other diseases, according to...

How to Combat Bird Contamination By Hanif Gulmahamad, Ph.D., B.C.E., PCA,

Food handling facilities are sensitive environments where contaminants and adulterants must be carefully monitored and managed as the potential for causing human foodborne illnesses...

Phytogenics: A Tool to Reduce the Impact of Beak Trimming on Pullet Performance, By...

Management practices such as beak trimming may affect bird performance in the field. Scientific developments have given rise to important tools such as phytogenics...

The next federal budget must step up to foster agri-food growth By Mark Wales,...

By Mark Wales, Director, Ontario Federation of Agriculture Every year, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) has the opportunity to make a formal presentation to...

Chesapeake Food Summit Brought Together Diverse Stakeholders Agriculture and Environmentalists On the Same...

By Steve Levitsky, Vice President, Sustainability, Perdue Farms The inaugural Chesapeake Food Summit was another demonstration that the most productive way to address the issues surrounding...

The new trade agreement – necessary but damaging, By Keith Currie, President, Ontario Federation...

By Keith Currie, President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture Most Canadians and business sectors are relieved that a new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has been drafted....

Threat of heat stress in layers isn’t over yet By Jean E. Sander,...

  Source: PoultryHealthToday It’s easy to become complacent since the end of summer is upon us, but we still have a few weeks of hot weather...