As businesses and schools began closing due to the spread of COVID-19, the market for liquid eggs dropped while the demand for shell eggs in grocery stores increased. Dr. Kristi Scott, veterinarian for ISE in Maryland, discusses this shift...
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...
Researchers at Michigan State University are working on a rapid testing cell phone method to detect bacteria on poultry that causes human illnesses such as infections from Salmonella and Campylobacter. Led by Evangelyn Alocilja, a professor in the MSU Department...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Antibodies passed from mother to chick provide young birds with their earliest form of immune protection. However, new studies in broiler chicks show that maternal antibodies to Escherichia coli do not prevent infection, underlining the need for early...
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...
More attention is being paid to the importance of preharvest food safety solutions due to the USDA’s Salmonella reduction initiative to reduce the number of Salmonella illnesses associated with poultry. Part of the initiative includes increased quantitative microbial monitoring...
Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production announces it has fully integrated the former Passport Food Safety Solutions portfolio into the ARM & HAMMER product and service lineup. All offerings for both animal production and food production are now...
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...
While simple practices may be easy to overlook, vaccine failures can be prevented with  a well-executed vaccine program. Diseases are everywhere and often evolve, making them complicated to control in poultry. Vaccination programs mitigate disease risk in a poultry flock,...
Drs. Teryn Girard and Hollyn Maloney The newly designed poultry division at our clinic, Prairie Swine Health Services, focuses intently on a field approach to health management. A strong focus by the producer and attention to detail during the first...
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