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...

Strain typing of pathogens: what is E. coli?

This is part 2 of a 3-part series written for Gobbles, the official publication of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association.  E. coli-associated diseases are perhaps...

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...

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...

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...

Potential Impact of Litter Quality on E. coli-Associated Cellulitis in Production Turkeys in Iowa

Institution: University of Georgia Principal Investigator: Dr. Catherine Logue, PhD, MIFST College of Veterinary Medicine Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center 953 College Station Road Athens, GA 30602 Colibacillosis is considered...

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...

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...

Return of RofenAid® 40 gives turkey industry dependable tool for managing coccidiosis, fowl cholera,...

Q: In late 2018, Zoetis reintroduced a feed medication for turkeys and broilers called RofenAid® 40. That product dates back to 1970. What prompted...

Enhancing turkey welfare one step at a time

Researchers of Wageningen Livestock Research have been able to define when a turkey takes a step. This is an important milestone to automating gait...
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