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Leadership in Coccidiosis Management: Huvepharma States its Case – Industry Perspectives with Feedinfo

Coccidiosis, caused by Eimeria species parasites, is a severe poultry disease. The intestinal tissue damage caused by coccidia results in lower feed intake, interference with...

Union vote pending for Waco Pilgrim’s poultry plant

he Pilgrim’s poultry plant in Waco became a polling place Wednesday, employees voting up or down on unionizing the plant. With votes to be cast...

USDA: Commercial Farms Received The Highest Average Government Payments

Government payments to farm operator households totaled $14.8 billion in 2019, based on data from USDA's Agricultural Resource Management Survey. More than 30 percent...

Good Litter Management Improves Broiler Performance, Health, and Welfare, By Tom Tabler Mississippi State...

How litter is managed before, during, and after each flock is a key factor for improved broiler performance, health, and welfare. Successful growers understand...

Foster Farms Workers in Compton Authorize Strike

Nearly 250 employees at Foster Farms' poultry plant in Compton are preparing for a possible strike after rejecting the company's latest contract proposal, union...

Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CP Foods) unveils animal welfare innovations to create a model...

Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CP Foods) unveils animal welfare innovations to create a model that promote humane principles for husbandary to grow naturally and...

CFC’s Antimicrobial Use Strategy demonstrates positive outcomes: Government

The Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) Responsible AMU Strategy was launched in 2012 to demonstrate responsible antimicrobial use in the Canadian chicken sector. A...

Ralco Launches Flourish™ in Canada

Ralco announced today that it has launched a new essential oil product called Flourish™ for poultry and livestock in Canada. Flourish is an everyday...

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...

USDA Releases Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook Report

by Russell Knight, Christopher G. Davis, William Hahn, Jerry Cessna, Angel Teran, Mildred Haley, Adriana Valcu-Lisman, and Grace Grossen The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook...

Transgenerational Impact of Poultry Diets – Dr. Chris Ashwell, North Carolina State University Chandler...

Guests Dr. Chris Ashwell, North Carolina State University Chandler Keck, Graduate Student, North Carolina State University Episode 19: Transgenerational Impact of Poultry Diets Podcast Topic Tonight, we’re going to...

Mycotoxins and Their Effect on Poultry and Swine Production

Feed grains contaminated by mycotoxins hurt feed quality and are detrimental to production in poultry and swine. Some key mycotoxins can induce differential impacts...

USPOULTRY’s Women’s Leadership Conference to Focus on Effective Leadership Through Growth and Change

As “new normals” emerge, effective communication and strong leadership  continues to play a crucial role in successful organizations. USPOULTRY’s 2021 Women’s Leadership  Conference offers...

Study questioning purity of avian reovirus samples has lab and field implications

electing pure avian reovirus (ARV) cultures is extremely important in pathogenicity and antigenicity studies, as well as in the creation of autogenous vaccines. But...

What to Do About Bed Bugs in Poultry Houses

Bed bugs, Cimex lectularius, are small (about .33 inch or 5 millimeters long), flat, oval-shaped, wingless insects that feed on blood (Figure 1). Their...
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