Infectious Bursal Disease (Gumboro) in Commercial Broilers

Gary D. Butcher and Richard D. Miles2 Infectious bursal disease (IBD) is an acute and highly contagious viral infection of immature chickens. IBD is characterized...

Tips to Control Coccidiosis and Reduce Summertime Heat Stress in Broilers

Ionophores offer solid cocci protection, limit feed refusal issues with wide dose range Summertime brings a new set of challenges to poultry producers, including managing...

Nutritional Strategies to Reduce the Incidence of Wooden Breast in Pectoralis Major Muscles in...

Institution: Auburn University Principal Investigator: Dr. W. A. Dozier, III Poultry Science Department 201 Poultry Science Building 260 Lem Morrison Drive Auburn University Auburn, Alabama Wooden breast is a breast muscle...

Effects of protein source and nutrient density in the diets of male broilers from...

Abstract The effects of protein source and amino acid (AA) and AME levels in the diets of male broilers from 8 to 21 d of...

Failure of maternal antibodies to protect against E. coli infection highlights need for early...

Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Antibodies passed from mother to chick provide young birds with their earliest form of immune protection. However, new studies in broiler chicks show...

Myeloid Leukosis (J-virus)—An International Broiler Industry Concern1

Gary D. Butcher, and Richard D. Miles2 Myeloid leukosis (ML) or myelocytomatosis/myeloblastosis is caused by a retrovirus in the Avian Leukosis/Sarcoma Group of Retroviruses (ALV)....

Organic Acid Blends, Broiler Welfare and Blackhead Research Update Among the Topics to be...

Six university researchers will present findings from recently completed research projects funded by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and its Foundation as...

Making a poultry house a home

Dr. Brian Fairchild: Making a poultry house a home Today’s technology allows poultry farmers to precisely and accurately create environments for their birds to thrive. Better...

Nutrient Content in Mississippi Broiler Litter

Introduction Mississippi has about 1,450 poultry farms producing 762 million broilers per year that are processed and shipped locally, across the country, and around the...

Avian Influenza: A Global Disease

Avian influenza is a naturally occurring disease in birds and can infect poultry operations around the globe. It is very contagious and can spread...
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