Eggs from the same source delivered to different hatcheries will often give different results, even though their biological quality was identical and they were collected from the same flock with the same nutrition and health status during the same...
POULTRY VACCINE MANUFACTURING FACILITY BECOMES FIRST BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM ANIMAL HEALTH SITE IN THE U.S. TO BE CERTIFIED AS CARBON NEUTRAL Gainesville, Ga. poultry vaccine site has received carbon neutrality certification, becoming the company’s first U.S. animal health manufacturing plant to...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com  Lower-than-expected infectious bronchitis vaccine performance in a whole-complex study of broiler breeders highlights the need to carry out well-timed surveillance of vaccination programs, according to Brian Jordan, associate professor at University of Georgia. With the DMV 1639 variant of...
What is avian influenza? Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) or “bird flu” is a serious virus that has been found in Minnesota’s wild waterfowl and raptor populations in 2022. Infected wild birds have transmitted the virus to domesticated birds like...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Modified-live vaccines (MLVs) against paratyphoid Salmonella serotypes help reduce colonization and excretion of wild strains of the bacterium. The vaccines also lessen the impact of heterologous strains in young poultry, which have immature immune systems. That’s the conclusion of...
A peer reviewed article by University of Bologna establishes bacillus-based probiotics as a promising strategy to help tackle the increasing problem of antibiotic resistance, while also reducing the incidence of post-weaning diarrhea in pigs by 30% and mortality in...
Source: McMurray Hatchery Bumblefoot is a fairly common condition causing lameness in chickens, ducks, and other birds. Continuing our interview series with poultry expert and best-selling author, Gail Damerow, we ask her for details about bumblefoot.  What is bumblefoot? Bumblefoot refers to...
Newcastle disease is a highly contagious viral disease that causes respiratory and neurological signs in various avian species. It may cause acute death. Newcastle disease is caused by avian paramyxovirus-1 (APMV-1). APMV-1 generally presents in the following forms based on...
Jeffre D. Firman Department of Animal Sciences Tables from Nutrient Requirements of Poultry, eighth revised edition, 1984, National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20418. Estimated values are indicated in bold to distinguish them from the established requirements shown...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Escherichia coli (E.coli) may be largely responsible for focal duodenel necrosis (FDN) in layer chickens, according to research presented at the 2022 International Poultry Scientific Forum (IPSF). The team of researchers was led by Yu-Yang Tsai with the Poultry Diagnostic...
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