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The poultry industry’s approach to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) should be informed by the behaviors and characteristics of wild bird species, according to Dr. Carol Cardona, a professor at the University of Minnesota's Department of Veterinary and Biomedical...
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development today announced that tests have identified H5N1 avian flu in a dairy herd in Gratiot County, the state's first outbreak since June 7. In other H5N1 developments, the Colorado Department of Agriculture...
Researchers at Purdue University's College of Agriculture are pioneering new antibiotic-free treatments to combat avian pathogenic E. coli (APEC) in poultry. This innovative approach aims to reduce the reliance on antibiotics, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. A New Bacteriophage...
The poultry industry in Manitoba is currently facing a significant challenge with the recent detection of avian metapneumovirus (aMPV) in several flocks. This virus, known for causing respiratory disease in poultry, has raised concerns among farmers, veterinarians, and agricultural...
The USDA’s weekly broiler hatchery numbers continue to suggest increased production. Last week, 245.241 million broiler-type eggs were placed into incubation, a modest rise from the previous week and a 3% increase compared to a year ago, with an...
The production of chicken meat and eggs is a vital component of global agriculture, playing a significant role in feeding the world's growing population. One crucial factor that influences the efficiency and quality of poultry production is the inclusion...
In the world of poultry farming, ensuring the health and safety of broiler chickens is crucial. One area of concern is the transmission of harmful bacteria, such as Clostridium perfringens, which can lead to foodborne illnesses. To address this,...
In a new update on a multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry—first announced in May—the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 86 more illnesses and 9 more affected states, raising the national total to 195 cases...
SenseHub Poultry’s insights consultant, Michael McCreesh, explained that with extreme weather events, such as heatwaves, occurring more frequently, heat stress is a rising threat to poultry farmers across the UK. “A major heat stress event two years ago led to...
In recent years, the demand for healthier and more sustainable food products has been on the rise globally, and Mexico is no exception. Among the various alternatives emerging in the market, antibiotic-free chicken and eggs have gained significant attention....
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