Turkey-farm study finds Salmonella Infantis prevalent

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...

Effects of Hot Water Spray and Sub-zero Saline Chilling on Bacterial Decontamination of Broiler...

ABSTRACT Reduction of Salmonella on poultry carcasses is one way to prevent salmonellosis. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the effects of subzero...

Vaccines are not dosed in the same way as antibiotics. This concept is even...

vaccine dose does not depend on body weight: the mechanism of action of vaccines is different to that of antibiotics and, as a...

Red hocks in day old chicks or poults

A day old chick is considered to be of good quality if it has the capacity to grow and mature in line with its...

Pulsed Ultraviolet Light Treatment of Chicken Parts

Authors: Joshua R. Cassar (The Pennsylvania State University) , Edward W. Mills (The Pennsylvania State University) , Jonathan A. Campbell (The Pennsylvania State...

Identifying and Responding to Factors That Can Affect Egg Quality and Appearance

Many factors can influence egg quality and appearance. These factors will vary depending upon the housing environment, genetics, drugs, feed ingredients, or chemicals used...

Why Broiler Growers Should Be Concerned about Paw Quality

Publication Number: P2859 Footpad dermatitis is a major welfare concern in broiler chickens and is used as an audit criterion in the...

Research Shows Poultry Producers Can Gain Long-Term Wins With Inteprity

Inteprity helps prevent mortality caused by necrotic enteritis with expanded feeding flexibility. — Necrotic enteritis (NE) is a constant concern in the poultry industry. In...

Quantification versus prevalence – diagnostic tools for pathogen testing

Food safety is always a concern for every food processing facility. However, by following HACCP guidelines and testing regulations at each step of the...

Spreading Poultry Litter With Lab Analysis But Without Soil Tests

A primary need and concern for most poultry producers is managing litter. You need to protect ground and surface water and fulfill regulatory requirements. You...
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