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Despite extensive efforts by the poultry industry, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) still attributes a large portion of the roughly 1.35 million annual foodborne Salmonella illnesses to chickens, turkeys, and eggs.1,2  Therefore, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food...
When poultry farms get infected with avian flu and slaughter millions of birds, should we really be subsidizing them with considerable compensation, given the science on what's driving this disease? Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is killing poultry, wild birds...
Organic farming in rural Shelby or physical therapy in Bucyrus? A local resident born and raised in rural Crestline does both. Meet your neighbor, Adam Paynter, a third generation farmer and physical therapist with Avita Health System. Adam was taught the...
If it’s true that you are what you eat, then most beef-eating Americans consist of a smattering of poultry feathers, urine, feces, wood chips and chicken saliva, among other food items. As epidemiologists scramble to figure out how dairy cows...
The pig and poultry industries have been practising excellent biosecurity and disease control for decades, with high stocking densities and valuable populations – these industries operate a zero tolerance to disease, with strict health status, hygiene, and comprehensive vaccination...
Tell me about you, your career and time with Elanco. I attended the University of Pittsburgh for my undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences. I received my Master’s in Poultry Science and PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology from the...
The highly lethal form of avian influenza circulating the globe since 2021 has killed tens of millions of birds, forced poultry farmers in the United States to slaughter entire flocks and prompted a brief but alarming spike in the...
Introduction In the heart of Canada, a company named ESA Series has been making significant strides in improving air quality within livestock buildings. Founded in 2010, ESA Series took on the challenge of adapting and refining heat exchange technology to...
Now a days, everybody wants to buy local – and hey, why not? Supporting your local farmers helps their communities, its economy, and guarantees that you get fresh, quality food from a source you know. Recently, there’s been much...
Quickly incorporating manure, particularly through low-disturbance injection, can dramatically increase the value of manure nitrogen. A dragline manure injection toolbar applying manure to a grass hay field. Credit: Charlie White Manure is a valuable source of the macronutrients nitrogen (N), phosphorus,...
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