Text file for accessibility: p1276_accessible.docx The proper diagnosis of poultry diseases depends on three important factors: Identification of vital organs and body structure. Knowledge of disease symptoms and lesions. A systematic plan for examining the bird’s...
Reprinted from:PoultryHealthToday.com High-profile Salmonella outbreaks in turkey flocks in recent years have demonstrated the need for improved surveillance in the US turkey industry, according to a poultry health expert. Nikki Shariat, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Population Health, Poultry...
Researchers of Wageningen Livestock Research have been able to define when a turkey takes a step. This is an important milestone to automating gait scoring by sensors. Locomotion obviously is an important indicator of animal welfare. With gait scores...
Darkling beetles are a widespread nuisance in broiler and turkey production. In fact, the darkling beetle is a common pest on broiler farms around the world.1 They can be found in the litter under feeders and in the walls...
Poultry producers can take steps to control beetles by using  chemical control and monitoring tools. Despite industry advances in Integrated Pest Management (IPM), controlling darkling beetles can still be a major challenge if poultry producers do not take proper measures...
By improving gut health, birds can withstand challenges from everyday farm processes. Can gut health improve efficiency on poultry farms? John Cooper, Alltech poultry technical manager for the U.K., explains the science behind gut health and the benefits that come...
ListenTurkey prices are higher, but so is the cost of growing the birds Thanksgiving turkeys are shown at a Cub Foods store in Bloomington, Minn., in November 2015. Turkeys are a hot item for shoppers this week, and like a...
Medicated chicken feed has led to antibiotic resistant strains of E. coli. Acidifiers in poultry feed can reduce antibiotic resistance and help control disease.     In Brief • E. coli is common in poultry, and feed is frequently contaminated. • Resistance to fluoroquinolone...
Scientists collaborate with public and private partners to develop tactical biosecurity strategies to limit disease spread for specific animal movements based on risk-based science On May 1, the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine’s (CVM) Secure Food System (SFS)...
PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - France's farm ministry said on Tuesday it would remove bird flu-related restrictions on poultry farming across the country, citing a halt in outbreaks after the worst-ever crisis of the highly contagious virus led to...
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