Histopathology helping poultry plants use science to defend carcasses, minimize condemnations, By Fred Hoerr,...

Most people in live poultry production haven’t spent a lot of time reading about histopathology.  Still, veterinarians who specialize in diagnosing disease in animal...

Monitoring field strains key to successful vaccination against IBDV, By Daral J. Jackwood, PhD...

More than 60 years of research and experience have made it clear that infectious bursal disease in broilers is here to stay, and that...

7 Myths and Truths about Zearalenone in Poultry Production, by Lorran Baeumle Gabardo from...

In Brief Zearalenone (ZEN) is usually associated with reproductive disorders in poultry, but do you know about its other effects, or how common ZEN really...

OFA reminds farmers of the toll mental health can have on livestock, By Mark...

The quote, “You can’t pour from an empty cup,” may resonate with farmers who are currently dealing with mental health struggles. The Ontario Federation of...

Ingredient Selection for Broiler Feed By Suttisak Boonyoung, Ph.D., Nutritionist, Cobb Asia-Pacific

Introduction Broiler feed accounts for approximately 70% of broiler production, and ingredients are the major contributor. Ingredients play important roles in pellet quality and broiler...

Avoiding Snow Disaster, By Dennis Brothers Auburn University

Since heavy snow is a seldom occurring event in the deep Southeast, the question of how to deal with or prepare for snow events...

Robust challenge studies demonstrate efficacy of new recombinant vector vaccine for IBDVs, By ...

A new recombinant vector vaccine provides early protection against variant, classic and very virulent infectious bursal disease viruses (IBDVs), robust challenge studies demonstrate. “Poulvac® Procerta™...

Modern Meat Chicken Industry, Phillip Clauer Penn State University

The modern broiler industry has developed a hybrid that is unlike any other breed. The initial breeds used in modern broiler hybrids were Cornish and...

Population diagnostics challenging for poultry veterinarians, By Philip A. Stayer, Sanderson Farms

Poultry veterinarians managing commercial flocks are epidemiologists of sorts. We have to come up with a population diagnosis based on sampling of subsets. In poultry...

How to treat small wounds in poultry, By Gino Lorenzoni Penn State University

Definition Interruption of the skin continuity in areas with or without feathers. Etiology Wounds are caused by fights among pen mates, predatory behavior of pets, wildlife attempting...
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