As part of its nutribiotic approach to feed strategy, Axtra® PHY helps producers improve animal performance, reduce phosphorus waste and overall environmental footprint. DuPont Animal Nutrition, a business unit of DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont), today announced the launch of...
Gary D. Butcher and Michael A. Davis 2 A parasite is defined as an animal or plant that derives sustenance and/or protection by living in or on another animal or plant called the host. Intestinal and tracheal parasites of poultry...
Download the complete Article Marek’s disease is one of the most widespread poultry diseases in the world. It is a highly contagious viral disease caused by a herpes virus called Alphaherpesvirinae. Download the complete Article
P. E. Kaufman, P. G. Koehler, J. F. Butler, and H. L. Cromroy 2 The northern fowl mite (Figure 1) is the most important external parasite of poultry in Florida and is widely distributed throughout the state. This mite is...
A significant portion of Canadian farmers have had an incident resulting in an injury or close call on their operation, but these accidents don't necessarily change behaviour, according to a recent survey by Farm Credit Canada (FCC). “It’s unfortunate that it sometimes...
Source: Biomin The negative impacts of mycotoxins in poultry can be far-reaching, decreasing gastrointestinal integrity, immunity and performance in broilers and resulting in economic losses. Given the high rates of mycotoxin in poultry feed, a mycotoxin risk management strategy is...
Designed for early protection against circulating IBD viruses Zoetis has expanded its line of recombinant vector vaccines with the launch of Poulvac® Procerta™ HVT-IBD, which provides early protection against the contemporary infectious bursal disease (IBD) viruses confronting U.S. broilers. “Poulvac Procerta...
With increased regulatory pressure on food companies to control Salmonella outbreaks, coupled with the impacts of product recalls and company reputations at stake, it is important for live-side production to consider a Salmonella control strategy. Effective live-side production system practices...
Gut health, including the relationship between a healthy gut, the animal's microbiota and optimal performance, is undeniably essential for optimal production. This already starts from a young age: the early microbiota influences not only the morphology and physiology of...
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...
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