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Each summer, U.S. poultry producers lose upwards of $165 million due to heat stress. Research shows, proactive management practices and timely support can reduce the impact of heat stress on flocks and profits. “The key is to tackle heat...
Considerable time and resources have been invested to develop watering management tools specifically for enclosed watering systems to help farmers produce healthy flocks and achieve successful performance outcomes. We stress the importance of proper management of watering systems in terms...
Vetlexicon has launched Avis, a resource designed to provide comprehensive, up-to-date clinical information to veterinary professionals to support  diagnostic and treatment decision-making in domestic poultry. Avis includes over 350 articles, images, client factsheets, and diagnostic trees about avian diseases, diagnostic techniques,...
Bird keepers are being told to restrict contact between captive and live birds as the virus may still be in circulation (Joe Giddens/PA)  (PA Archive) For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our...
Bacterial chondronecrosis with osteomyelitis (BCO) is the most common cause of lameness in chickens in the United States, the European Union and South America. It affects clinically about 1.5% of all broilers grown to yield weights and can also...
OMAHA, NEB. -- Federal health officials are rethinking their approach to controlling salmonella in poultry plants in the hope of reducing the number of illnesses linked to the bacteria each year, and on Tuesday the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com By Jess Campbell, Jeremiah Davis and Kelly Griggs, National Poultry Technology Center, Auburn University   A common question we’re often asked as the summer approaches is “where do we start with getting our houses ready for hot weather to ensure...
Abstract The effects of protein source and amino acid (AA) and AME levels in the diets of male broilers from 8 to 21 d of age on subsequent growth and blood and carcass traits were investigated in the current study....
Cage-free (CF) housing systems are expected to be the dominant egg production system in North America and European Union countries by 2030. Within these systems, bumblefoot (a common bacterial infection and chronic inflammatory reaction) is mostly observed in hens...
Avian influenza or "bird flu," caused by avian influenza A viruses, can spread easily and quickly in birds. These viruses (low pathogenic- and highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses like H5N1) occur naturally among wild birds worldwide and can infect...
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