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Many of today’s exhibitors do not believe that they have had a good day at the show unless they win one of the classification championships at the least. As I see it, the real test of the quality of...
Producers need to take more care in matching Salmonella vaccines for broiler breeders to the strain of the pathogen challenging their flocks, according to a poultry health expert. Charles Hofacre, DVM, PhD, president of the Southern Poultry Research Group Inc, said the...
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...
The health and welfare of broiler chickens may improve thanks to University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Andrew Olkowski and colleagues. More chickens are raised worldwide than any other livestock animal, so improving their health outcomes would have a big impact.  The...
Reprinted from PoultryHealthToday.com Interventions for Salmonella control throughout the production process are essential, but special attention at the hatchery and during second processing at the plant are critical to success, panelists advised at a food safety roundtable. Charles Hofacre, DVM, PhD,...
In the hatchery itself there is never a direct reason to apply antibiotics, as the chicks do not stay here for any length of time. If antibiotics are applied (in-ovo or by injection after hatch) this is done preventively...
Institution: Mississippi State University Principal Investigator: Kelley Wamsley, PhD Poultry Science Mississippi State University Department of Poultry Science 46 Old Bully Blvd Mississippi State, MS 39762 Phytase is an exogenous enzyme that is commonly incorporated into commercial poultry diets to increase the digestibility of phytate phosphorus. This...
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