Manuresheds: Advancing nutrient recycling in US agriculture

Highlights • A "manureshed" encompasses the lands surrounding animal feeding operations onto which manure nutrients can be redistributed to meet environmental, production, and economic...

Reusing chicken litter shows benefits

Chicken is the most consumed protein in the United States. According to the National Chicken Council, the U.S. produced more than 9.2 billion broiler...

Poulvac® Procerta™ HVT-ND fully protects against Newcastle disease by 19 days of age

Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Vigorous research and the application of cutting-edge technology by Zoetis scientists were behind the development of the newest recombinant vaccine to protect broilers...

Study: Live S. Typhimurium vaccine reduces S. Infantis colonization

Source: PoultryHelathToday.com Investing in vaccination programs to develop cross-protection against some of the most common strains of Salmonella could help limit the number of foodborne outbreaks of...

Advice on Using Synthetic Compounds for Coccidiosis Control

The ubiquitous nature of coccidiosis precludes eradication as a practical option for their control. As such, coccidiosis is mainly controlled by applying anticoccidial products...

Virucidal efficacy of powder Stalosan F against IBDV (Infectious bursal disease virus)

TEST CONDITIONS Challenge Virus: IBDV (Infectious bursal disease virus) Product: Stalosan F powder. Exposure temperature: Ambient room temperature (approx. 25ºC). Virus growth medium: Minimum Essential...

The Gut-Bone Connection: Researchers continue discovering links between gut, overall health

The gastrointestinal system of a chicken can have a major influence on the bird’s overall health and productivity in ways that stretch well beyond...

North America’s first-ever research study exploring healthy feather cover in laying hens

Feathers play an important role in helping hens regulate their body temperature and navigate their surroundings. This is why maintaining healthy feather cover in...

Beyond AGPs: Controlling necrotic enteritis through gut health optimization

Antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) have routinely been used in intensive poultry production for improving birds’ performance. However, in recent years, reducing the use of...

Improve Poultry Gut Health in Antibiotic-Free Chicken Production

The gastrointestinal tract is one of the largest immune organs in a bird’s body. It is responsible for digesting and absorbing nutrients and acts...
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