Epithelial tissue is an animal’s first line of defense against environmental challenges. It covers all exterior and interior surfaces of the body including internal organs, blood vessels, respiratory tract and reproductive tract and serves as a physical barrier between...
The egg industry is currently going through its fair share of challenges. With production outstripping consumption and prices being squeezed, producers are looking for more ways to improve the efficiency of their businesses. To try to achieve this, many are...
Written by Dr. Leonardo Linares Global RNS Species Leader – Poultry Zinpro Corporation SHARE In the life of a broiler chicken, the eggshell is its first means of protection. One of the most important functions of an eggshell is preventing the...
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...
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...
Poultry litter is commonly used as a fertilizer on pastures and hayfields in North Georgia. As the poultry industry expands to South Georgia, more litter will be available and its use in this region is expected to increase. Poultry...
A win-win-win solution that keeps birds healthy, maintains the profitability of your business, and meets consumer demands. Inteprity is a first-in-class, animal-use only, in-feed antibiotic for the prevention of mortality caused by necrotic enteritis associated with Clostridium perfringens in broiler...
Footpad dermatitis is a common issue in poultry production with average prevalence rates often hovering around 20%, but sometimes reaching as high as 100% on some poultry operations. Footpad dermatitis is characterized as the loss of integrity in the skin...
VAXXITEK® HVT+IBD+ND protects against three diseases Boehringer Ingelheim's U.S. Animal Health Business launched a vaccine Monday to protect poultry from three diseases. VAXXITEK® HVT+IBD+ND provides a strong immune foundation and optimized protection against Marek's Disease, Infectious Bursal Disease (classic and variant...
Poultry shed humidity should be monitored as regularly as shed temperature and ventilation to ensure bird health and productivity is as high as it can be, according to a poultry health expert. Dr. Brian Fairchild, professor of poultry science at...
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