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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....
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,...
At the 2024 Western Poultry Disease Conference, Carlos Daniel Gornatti-Churria and his team from the California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory (CAHFS) at the University of California-Davis presented their findings on salt toxicity cases in chickens. The researchers...
The two bird flu vaccines currently being tested in a field study have been found to protect laying hens from the disease eight weeks after vaccination. This was shown in a transmission study conducted by Wageningen Bioveterinary Research (WBVR,...
State health officials in Michigan are advising residents to avoid visiting dairy and poultry farms following the detection of two human cases of avian influenza in the state. On Tuesday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued...
Turkey rhinotracheitis continues to pose challenges in Canada as the country grapples with the spread of infections across multiple provinces. Following initial reports from Ontario, the situation has intensified with the confirmation of additional cases in both Ontario and...
Iowa officials announced Tuesday that over 4 million chickens will be culled after detecting a highly pathogenic bird flu at a major egg farm in the state. Efforts are underway to euthanize 4.2 million chickens at the affected farm in...
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