Cannibalism by Poultry

This NebGuide summarizes the causes, control and prevention of cannibalistic behavior displayed by poultry. Beak trimming as a method of prevention is also discussed. Sheila...

Effects of aeration and storage temperature on Campylobacter concentrations in poultry semen

Abstract Campylobacter is one of the most commonly reported bacterial causes of human foodborne infections in the United States. Recent evidence has demonstrated that Campylobacter...

Brooding and Space Requirements for Poultry

Quick Facts… Proper brooding temperatures are necessary for chicks to be healthy and to rapidly feather. The brooder temperature will decrease with each week...

Red hocks in day old chicks or poults

A day old chick is considered to be of good quality if it has the capacity to grow and mature in line with its...

Inactivation of Campylobacter and spoilage bacteria on poultry by hydrostatic pressure

Download the complete Article Summary The study is focused on understanding the relationship between the application of high hydrostatic pressure (HHP) and the inactivation rate of...

Cold Plasma-Based Antimicrobial Packaging System to Improve the Shelf Life and Reduce Foodborne Pathogens...

Institution: USDA - Agricultural Research Service Principal Investigator: Dr. Hong Zhuang, Research Food Technologist Quality and Safety Assesment Research Unit Russell Research Center 9520 College Station Road Athens, GA 30604-5677 It...

Prebiotics can decrease Salmonella colonization in poultry

Salmonella are a group of bacteria responsible for foodborne illnesses and, as a result, represent a major concern for both public health and the...

Common Poultry Diseases 1

G. D. Butcher, J. P. Jacob, and F. B. Mather2 Respiratory Diseases There are many common and important diseases which can affect the respiratory system (air...

Production of cross-protective autogenous bacterin vaccine strains for controlling Escherichia coli infections in poultry

Institution: University of Georgia Principal Investigator: John J. Maurer, Ph.D. University of Georgia Poultry Diagnostic Research Center 953 College Station Rd. Athens, GA 30602 Escherichia coli (E. coli) is an...

The relationship of diet to bone growth and bone discoloration

Download the Complete Article Background -The growth rate of birds effects bone growth with higher growth rate resulting in less bone mineral content and greater bone...