The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) launched a new comprehensive focus on reducing Salmonella illnesses caused by poultry products. A key component encouraged by FSIS is to consider pre-harvest controls to reduce Salmonella contamination coming...
Poultry producers know a healthy gut is critical for optimal performance. Unfortunately, managing enteric challenges – like coccidiosis and necrotic enteritis – in antibiotic-free production systems is anything but easy. To protect poultry from disease, using feed additives –...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Poultry producers worldwide should be on the alert for emerging strains of avian influenza virus that are either more transmissible or cause more severe disease than prior strains. According to researchers led by The Pirbright Institute in the UK,...
lltech has released data from a new meta-analysis, published in Poultry Science, that demonstrates that dietary supplementation with Bio-Mos® at 1.0 kilogram per ton improved the production performance of laying hens and reduced their carbon footprint, therefore enhancing the...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Vaccinating turkeys against colibacillosis with the modified-live vaccine Poulvac® E. coli has economic and animal welfare benefits, according to a retrospective, 4-year study conducted on 37 French turkey farms.1 Colibacillosis, caused by the bacterium Escherichia coli, is considered an...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Feed ingredients and feed have been shown to be sources of Salmonella for broilers and broiler breeders. This is especially important when it comes to Salmonella Enteritidis. To address this issue, the Southern Poultry Research Group (SPRG) in Georgia...
By Cade Cameron, cade.cameron@iowastatedaily.com Every year the Egg Industry holds an Issues Forum in April, however, the dates have changed. The Egg Industry Issues Forum decided to move its dates to Nov. 8-9, 2022. This forum is an annual event...
Source: PoultryHealthtoday.com Removal or reduction of ionophores for the control of coccidiosis in poultry could lead to increased antibiotic use, higher production costs and negative impacts on climate-change mitigation efforts, according to a new review paper in VetRecord. Coccidiosis is a...
UC Riverside-led team identifies a new host protein interaction that produces a robust immune response to viral infection in birds and may lead to better poultry vaccines research team led by a biomedical scientist at the University of California, Riverside,...
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...
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