Jeffre D. Firman Department of Animal Sciences Tables from Nutrient Requirements of Poultry, eighth revised edition, 1984, National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20418. Estimated values are indicated in bold to distinguish them from the established requirements shown...
Coccidiosis is the most common disease of brooded poultry. It affects primarily chicks and poults (baby turkeys). But it may also (though rarely) affect keets (baby guinea fowl), ducklings, and goslings. It is the most common cause of death...
Is antibiotic-free turkey production within reach? How can we responsibly reduce the use of antibiotics while treating health challenges in the field? When bacterial infections become severe, antibiotics are a possible and effective solution. For over 70 years, antibiotics have...
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 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...
ListenTurkey prices are higher, but so is the cost of growing the birds Thanksgiving turkeys are shown at a Cub Foods store in Bloomington, Minn., in November 2015. Turkeys are a hot item for shoppers this week, and like a...
Halofuginone, the active ingredient in Stenorol® is derived from febrifugine, a natural quinazolinone alkaloid which can be found in the herb Dichroa febrifuga. For centuries the Chinese treated malaria, a protozoan parasitic disease, with an extract from the leaf...
Luis F. Klein joins as a contracted Technical Support Representative, based in Chapeco, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil effective July 19, 2021.  In this role Luis will collaborate with the America’s Sales & Technical Team at Hybrid to provide a high level of sales and technical...
Reprinted from:PoultryHealthToday.com High-profile Salmonella outbreaks in turkey flocks in recent years have demonstrated the need for improved surveillance in the US turkey industry, according to a poultry health expert. Nikki Shariat, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Population Health, Poultry...
Excessive heat and humidity during incubation can cause leg problems in turkey poults, ultimately leading to higher hatchery costs mainly due to an increase in the percentage of culls, according to a hatchery expert. Juan Carlos Lopez, DVM, PhD, hatchery...
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