Source: ARM & HAMMER news release Princeton, NJ - Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production announces the discovery of two new beneficial Bacillus strains, Bacillus subtilis 839 and Bacillus subtilis 4976. The new strains will be incorporated into ARM...
A multi-million European-wide project to improve the conditions of egg-laying chickens has launched today, coinciding with World Animal Day. We are just one of 20 partners working together as part of The ChickenStress European Training Network (ETN). This project will...
Bacterial chondronecrosis with osteomyelitis (BCO) is the most common cause of lameness in chickens in the United States, the European Union and South America. It affects clinically about 1.5% of all broilers grown to yield weights and can also...
Summarized by Dr. Tim Johnson The University of Minnesota has recently published an article in mBio that is the culmination of a 6-year collaborative effort to identify and develop custom, tailored probiotics for commercial turkeys. The project was led by Dr....
J van Harn, M A Dijkslag, M M van Krimpen Poultry Science, Volume 98, Issue 10, October 2019, Pages 4868–4877, https://doi.org/10.3382/ps/pez229 ABSTRACT A study with 884 Ross 308 male broilers, housed in 68 floor pens (0.75 m2) from 0 to...
By: Erika Machtinger, GREGORY P MARTIN, PH.D., PAS Introduction Bed bugs had all but disappeared in developing countries, but a recent resurgence is causing serious problems. These bloodsucking parasites are now frequently reported in human establishments like hotels and dormitories and...
Many diseases can affect your small poultry flock. Practicing biosecurity and proper management can help keep birds healthy. If you suspect disease in your flock, consult with a veterinarian or the University of Minnesota’s Veterinary Diagnostics Laboratory. | Staphylococcus aureus infection...
Poulvac Maternavac® 4 protects against IBD, reovirus, Newcastle, IBV Poulvac Maternavac® 4, an inactivated vaccine from Zoetis that helps protect chickens against four important diseases, has been licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and will begin shipping this fall,...
y Douglas L. Fulnechek, DVM Senior Public Health Veterinarian, Zoetis   Since public interest drives public policy, it’s no surprise USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) tightened the standards for the maximum acceptable limit of Salmonella at processing. The poultry industry is...
Providing a healthy, balanced diet is one of the most important parts of our job as egg farmers. To be healthy and produce nutritious eggs, hens require a variety of nutrients and access to fresh water. At Burnbrae, we work...
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