Q: In late 2018, Zoetis reintroduced a feed medication for turkeys and broilers called RofenAid® 40. That product dates back to 1970. What prompted Zoetis to bring it back? DR: Simply put, we saw a need for it — particularly...
While antibiotic usage is often acceptable to poultry producers, they should consider alternatives practices in order to stay competitive in today’s market. It’s becoming clear that the preference for antibiotic-free feeds and products is not merely a market trend;...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Research studying Salmonella across one turkey producer’s farms found Salmonella Infantis to be by far the dominant serotype — recorded in over a quarter of positive results. The 3-year study, which involved taking swabs from protective shoe coverings on...
Dr. Stan Savage Poultry Consultant Moultrie, Georgia Introduction This book is the second of two guides covering poultry feed withdrawal and its effect on contamination at processing. Phibro Animal Health has supported the reproduction of this guide as a service to poultry producers...
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...
Poulvac® Procerta™ HVT-ND Provides Foundation for Comprehensive Respiratory Protection Zoetis has further expanded its poultry vaccine portfolio with the introduction of Poulvac® Procerta™ HVT-ND, a vectored recombinant vaccine that protects broiler chickens against Newcastle and Marek’s disease viruses. “Poulvac Procerta HVT-ND...
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...
Despite today’s food supply being safer than ever before, 1-in-6 Americans become sick each year due to foodborne illness. Annually, there are an estimated 2 million cases of Salmonella resulting in 2,000 deaths in the United States. Between 1998 and...
Institution: Purdue Principal Investigator: Darrin M. Karcher, PhD Assistant Professor, Extension Poultry Scientist Purdue University 3034 Creighton Hall of Animal Sciences 270 South Russell Street West Lafayette, IN 47907 Research has shown that Salmonella persistence and transmission in poultry flocks can be influenced by various housing facility...
Your birds are showing signs of respiratory distress. They are coughing and gasping, and their eyes are watery. What is wrong with them? This video describes the causes and symptoms of several common respiratory diseases of poultry, the prognosis...
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