S. Heidelberg load reduced in chicks treated with acidified water the first 2 weeks...

Chicks that received acidified water for the first 2 weeks of life had a significantly reduced load of Salmonella Heidelberg, a challenge study demonstrates. According...

Consider predominance of AL-2 variants when planning IBDV vaccination program, By Kalen Cookson

The AL-2 family of variants is the predominant strain of infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) circulating among US broiler flocks, according to a recent...

Poultry Farm Down Payments, By Robert King Poultry South

By: Robert King, Co-founder of PoultrySouth.com One of the questions we get the most is “How much is the down payment?”  That’s a valid question...

Beyond the Breed: Troubleshooting hen performance, By Jeff Steed Cobb Vantress

From time to time we all experience egg production issues that may or may not be explained. Often the breed takes the blame when...

Glutamine supplement shows promise in reducing necrotic enteritis, By Jared Oxford, graduate research assistant...

Supplementing poultry diets with glutamine could help reduce the severity of necrotic enteritis (NE), according to researchers. The bacterial disease can be devastating for commercial...

Improving ROI with Ventilation, By Scott Black, South Regional Technical Representative

Twenty-five years ago the poultry industry looked completely different than it does today. Then you could drive through the country and see two or...

Litter management can help control Salmonella Heidelberg, By Ade Oladeinde

Ongoing studies to find ways of managing Salmonella Heidelberg loads in poultry litter have suggested that downtime is key to reducing the pathogen’s rates. “We’ve...

Temperature and air flow critical to broiler performance year-round, By Michael Czarick University of...

By Michael Czarick Engineering Specialist University of Georgia Department of Poultry Science One of the most common questions among broiler producers is determining how much cooler the...

Utilizing on-farm testing key to helping processors understand S. Infantis loads, By Chuck Hofacre...

Using a range of testing methods for Salmonella Infantis can help broiler companies build a better picture of how effective interventions against the pathogen are performing. With...

New four-way broiler breeder vaccine builds on success of Maternavac name, An interview with...

Q: Zoetis recently introduced Poulvac Maternavac® 4, a new inactivated vaccine to help protect against four important diseases. What’s noteworthy about the vaccine? KC: The...
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