UMD Researchers Study Metabolism and Liver Function in Embryonic Chickens and Hatchlings, with Implications...

Nishanth E. Sunny, assistant professor in Animal and Avian Sciences (ANSC) at the University of Maryland (UMD), is leading a team to improve poultry...

Causes and Prevention of Wet Litter in Broiler Houses1

Gary D. Butcher and Richard D. Miles2 To obtain maximum broiler production potential, management of the poultry house environment is essential. An important measure of...

Study questioning purity of avian reovirus samples has lab and field implications

electing pure avian reovirus (ARV) cultures is extremely important in pathogenicity and antigenicity studies, as well as in the creation of autogenous vaccines. But...

Euthanasia of Large Poultry

Dianna V. Bourassa Department of Poultry Science 201 Poultry Science Bldg 260 Lem Morrison Drive Auburn, AL 36849 On-farm euthanasia of large heavy poultry, including broiler breeders and turkeys,...

Investigating the Impact of Anthelmintic Resistance in Nematode Parasites of Poultry

Institution: University of Georgia Principal Investigator: Dr. Ray M. Kaplan College of Veterinary Medicine Department of Infectious Diseases 501 DW Brooks Dr. Athens, GA 30602 An important factor in the profitable...

Copper: Nutrient, anti-nutrient and antibacterial for poultry

FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint Inclusion of copper in animal diets is common practice in the industry. Photo: Shutterstock Inclusion of copper in animal diets is common practice. Nevertheless, there...

Association between antimicrobial usage and resistance in Salmonella from poultry farms in Nigeria

Abstract Background Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global health threat affecting treatment outcome in animals and humans. A pre-requisite for development of AMR reduction strategies is...

Feeding Pellets for Broiler Performance Improvements

Feeding pelleted diets improves broiler production efficiency through increased feed intake and live weight gain as well as improved feed conversion ratio. Pelleting technology became...

Adjuvant-free avian influenza vaccines in the works

The avian influenza, an acute viral infectious disease that occurs in poultry such as chickens, ducks, and migratory birds, has been reported to be...

Targeted adjuvants may improve recombinant ILT vaccination immune response

Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Vaccination is used for controlling infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT), a highly contagious respiratory disease in broilers, which leads to poor production, mortality and condemnations. Vaccination...
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