Pig virus is easily transmitted among chickens and turkeys

First test of cross-species transmission suggests potential for human susceptibility Source:Ohio State UniversitySummary:The first animal study of a pig virus' potential to jump to another...

PHYTOGENIC FEED ADDITIVES AND THEIR ROLE IN POULTRY PATHOGEN MANAGEMENT

Consistency and Modes of Action are Critical to Products' Efficacy, Especially in Antibiotic-Free (ABF) Systems. Antibiotics have long been a key component of effective disease...

Composting Daily Poultry Mortality: “Under the Hood”

Download the complete article Intro This article will provide a basic “under the hood” understanding of how mortality composting works. Composting can be a safe and...

How eggshells could one day help regenerate human bone

“This is an expanding and dynamic field of research which is going to lead to great improvements in human health if we get it...

Sanitation and Disease Prevention for Poultry

Quick Facts… Biosecurity measures will help with disease prevention and are essential for the poultry flock owner. Biosecurity consists of the methods an owner...

Suppressing dust in cage-free henhouse with the sprinkling system

Cage-free henhouse and dust Concerns over animal welfare have led to pledges of sourcing only cage-free eggs by many U.S. food retailers and restaurants such...

Tracking bacteria from the chick navel to the yolk sac

Download the complete report Introduction: • Chicks with unhealed navels at hatching:- Lower final BW and higher mortality - Delayed absorption of yolk sac (YS) and...

Causes and Prevention of Wet Litter in Broiler Houses1

Gary D. Butcher and Richard D. Miles2 To obtain maximum broiler production potential, management of the poultry house environment is essential. An important measure of...

The influence of incubation conditions on chick quality

Download the complete article Dr. Inge van Roovert-Reijrink, Carla van der Pol M.Sc. Besides optimizing hatchability, an important aim of a hatchery is to deliver perfect...

The effect of Digestarom® on poultry meat quality

The poultry industry has shown a great deal of interest in broiler meat quality in recent years, probably because consumer preference for poultry meat...
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