Bedding source and stocking density affect turkey hen performance and footpad health

By: Gabriella Furo, Ph.D. student Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota What is footpad dermatitis (FPD) and why should I care? Footpad dermatitis is a skin...

Avian pneumovirus infection in Minnesota turkeys: Experimental reproduction of the disease

Faris F. Jirjis, Sally L. Noll, David A. Halvorson, Kakambi V. Nagaraja, Evelyn L. Townsend, Anwar M. Sheikh, Daniel P. Shaw Animal Science Veterinary...

Using neuroscience to improve the health and welfare of laying hens

A multi-million European-wide project to improve the conditions of egg-laying chickens has launched today, coinciding with World Animal Day. We are just one of 20...

Reducing salmonella risk in table egg production

Three common water sanitation programs Clean sanitized water is one of the most critical, but unfortunately often overlooked, elements in allowing a flock to perform...

Bedding source and stocking density affect turkey hen performance and footpad health

By: Gabriella Furo, Ph.D. student Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota What is footpad dermatitis (FPD) and why should I care? Footpad dermatitis is a skin...

Turkey Reoviral Arthritis/Tenosynovitis – Part 4

This is 4th article in a series of 4 By: Rob Porter DVM, PhD, Sunil Mor, DVM, PhD, and Sagar Goyal, DVM, PhD University of Minnesota,...

Genomic Analysis Used to Define Epidemiology of 2015 HPAI Epornitic

Scientists affiliated to molecular diagnostic laboratories at the University of Georgia, the University of Connecticut and the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently published findings...

Turkey Reoviral Arthritis/Tenosynovitis -Part 3

Rob Porter DVM, PhD, Sunil Mor, DVM, PhD, and Sagar Goyal, DVM, PhD University of Minnesota Is TARV a seasonal problem? The 719 submissions from March 2010...

Hendrix Genetics: Our responsible use of antibiotics

At Hendrix Genetics, we continuously seek to minimize our environmental impact. The reduction of our use of antibiotics in our farms is a key...

How to Manage Blood E. coli in Turkey Flocks

The presence of E. coli in poultry flocks is common, and it can cause numerous challenges for birds and poultry operations including decreased animal...
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