How Many Nutrient Units Do I Have? Poultry Operations If you own a poultry operation, Ontario Regulation 267/03 under the Nutrient Management Act, 2002 applies to you if your operation generates 300 or more nutrient units (NU) annually. It also applies...
Luis F. Klein joins as a contracted Technical Support Representative, based in Chapeco, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil effective July 19, 2021.  In this role Luis will collaborate with the America’s Sales & Technical Team at Hybrid to provide a high level of sales and technical...
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...
Mycotoxins are a perennial challenge for livestock and poultry production systems given their often-undetected presence in a vast majority of feeds. Recent data indicate that around 90% of feed grain samples tested show some mycotoxin contamination, while at least...
Quick facts Avian influenza is harmful to poultry flocks especially if it’s highly pathogenic. Always report any signs of disease to your state agency or veterinarian. Preventing disease is the best way to keep your flock healthy. Separate your flock...
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...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com By Stephen Collett, BScAgric, BVSc, MMedVet, MRCVS, DACPV Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia Lameness and spinal abscess as a result of bacterial osteomyelitis in broilers is purportedly increasing in prevalence globally. Perhaps the...
Source: PoultryHealthtoday.com Removal or reduction of ionophores for the control of coccidiosis in poultry could lead to increased antibiotic use, higher production costs and negative impacts on climate-change mitigation efforts, according to a new review paper in VetRecord. Coccidiosis is a...
Flies can negatively impact poultry flocks, causing economic loss from increased disease spread, mortality and food safety concerns. While house flies and other non-biting flies do not cause direct injury to birds, they do transfer pathogens and other bacteria...
Dr. David frame, DVM from Utah State University has previously given webinars on performing a simple necropsy. This webinar will go over some of the common poultry diseases that are occur in small and backyard poultry flocks.
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