Source: PoultryHealthToday.com More than half of the broilers produced in the US in 2021 were vaccinated as part of a total control regimen for coccidiosis — a ubiquitous parasitic disease of poultry that can reduce growth rate and feed conversion. Traditional...
By Anne Lichtenwalner, DVM, Ph.D., University of Maine Cooperative Extension For information about UMaine Extension programs and resources, visit extension.umaine.edu. Find more of our publications and books at extension.umaine.edu/publications/. Severe coliform salpingitis of poultry (CS) is a common condition that may occur...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Marek’s disease has become increasingly complex, and achieving good control may require revamping the vaccination strategy, according to Isabel M. Gimeno, DVM, professor, North Carolina State University. The evolution of Marek’s disease virus (MDV) has increased the pathogen’s virulence....
Gut health is the key to mitigating potential safety, welfare issues in NAE operations. As consumer demand drives more of the poultry industry towards a “No Antibiotics Ever” (NAE) label, more than half of U.S. broilers are raised without ionophore...
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...
PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - France's farm ministry said on Tuesday it would remove bird flu-related restrictions on poultry farming across the country, citing a halt in outbreaks after the worst-ever crisis of the highly contagious virus led to...
Hanks Saisai The rearing of poultry – be it chickens, quails, ducks, geese or turkeys – can be an exciting endeavour.   However, due to diseases and other health-related risks that affect most poultry, it can turn out to be...
by Jeff Mulhollem, Pennsylvania State University The inclusion of a high-flavonoid corn, developed by a Penn State maize geneticist, in the diet of broiler chickens reduced the incidence and severity of a fatal intestinal disorder known as necrotic enteritis. The results are...
Source: Zinpro Whether you grow or manage broiler breeders or you are a producer of table eggs, eggshell quality is a priority for your operation. For table egg producers, eggshell quality is important for ensuring that the eggs stay intact...
Eggs from the same source delivered to different hatcheries will often give different results, even though their biological quality was identical and they were collected from the same flock with the same nutrition and health status during the same...
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