Six university researchers will present findings from recently completed research projects funded by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and its Foundation as part of the ever-popular TECHTalks at the 2020International Production &Processing Expo(IPPE). The research presentations will...
Leading chicken producer, Mountaire Farms, first to offer retail products under program label A new program administered by the National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education (NIAMRRE), will soon give producers a better way to demonstrate to consumers that...
Dr. Brian Fairchild: Making a poultry house a home Today’s technology allows poultry farmers to precisely and accurately create environments for their birds to thrive. Better lighting, nutrition and air quality can greatly contribute to alleviating many of the health issues...
Introduction Mississippi has about 1,450 poultry farms producing 762 million broilers per year that are processed and shipped locally, across the country, and around the world. Poultry has been leading the state as the largest agricultural commodity for 20 straight...
Avian influenza is a naturally occurring disease in birds and can infect poultry operations around the globe. It is very contagious and can spread rapidly throughout poultry flocks, with certain types causing high mortality rates and reductions in egg...
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...
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...
Intestinal inflammation is a condition that causes a roughness in a bird’s gastrointestinal tract, impairing its ability to absorb nutrients and achieve its growth and genetic potential. Infection, trauma, fighting, pecking and other environmental factors can cause intestinal inflammation....
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...
Download the complete article Feed additive antibiotics, including ionophores, are effective in broilers but concerns are increasing as a result of development of antibiotic resistant bacteria and the presence of antibiotic residues in poultry meat. Concurrently, interest in the use...
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