Ionophores – Past, Present and Future

Coccidiosis, caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Eimeria, is still one of the most widespread and difficult to manage poultry diseases, causing considerable economic...

Common External Parasites in Poultry: Lice and Mites

Parasites can be detected on the external surfaces of the body by way of a thorough physical examination. Periodical examination of the flock can...

Government invests in Canadian poultry research

Chicken Farmers of Canada was very pleased by the announcement that Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) will again be supporting poultry research in Canada,...

Tracking bacteria from the chick navel to the yolk sac

Download the complete report Introduction: • Chicks with unhealed navels at hatching:- Lower final BW and higher mortality - Delayed absorption of yolk sac (YS) and...

Preparation and characterization of high quality gelatin from different poultry sources

Preparation and characterization of high quality gelatin from different poultry sources

Can We Better Prepare Hens for Cage-Free Living?

UC Davis Animal Welfare Experts Test Ways to Reduce Broken Bones Quick Summary Many cage-free hens are developing breast or ‘keel’ bone fractures when they...

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...

Potential Impact of Litter Quality on E. coli-Associated Cellulitis in Production Turkeys in Iowa

Institution: University of Georgia Principal Investigator: Dr. Catherine Logue, PhD, MIFST College of Veterinary Medicine Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center 953 College Station Road Athens, GA 30602 Colibacillosis is considered...

Using Poultry Litter as Fertilizer

Poultry litter is an excellent, low cost fertilizer if used properly. Land application of litter returns nutrients and organic matter to the soil, building...

Molecular Typing of Current Reovirus Variant

Institution: University of California, Davis Principal Investigator: Dr. R. A. Gallardo, Professor University of California, Davis Department of Population Health and Reproduction 1089 Veterinary Medicine Dr. VM3B School of Veterinary...
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