Category Archive: Global TOPICS, Media Watch, PHT GLOBAL
Apr 26, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Experts warn of red mite risk thanks to avian fluForced housing of poultry due to avian influenza is likely to lead to a higher risk of red mite infestation in flocks this spring, vets have warned.
Apr 25, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Broiler immunity develops too little, too late to fight campylobacterIn the first-ever study of functional immunity to campylobacter in chickens, research by the University of Liverpool found that antibodies play a key role in clearing the bacteria from the gut,...
Apr 25, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Farm uses lasers to guard hens from avian influenzaOrchard Eggs, based in West Sussex, is using Dutch laser technology to scare off wild migratory birds and prevent them from mixing with the farm’s outdoor flock and protect them from avian flu.
Apr 24, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Shortage of medications remains top issue for US turkey industryA shortage of effective, FDA-approved medications is still the top health issue for the US turkey industry, according to a survey conducted by a turkey veterinarian.
Apr 24, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Necrotic enteritis: Can it be managed effectively in ABF flocks?Poultry Health Today interviews Steve Davis, DVM, Researcher, Colorado Quality Research at the 2017 IPPE.
Apr 24, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Poultry veterinarians facing new challenges with ABF and new food safety guidelinesPoultry Health Today interviews Suzanne Dougherty, Poultry Veterinarian, Pecking Around Consulting, Executive Vice President AAAP at the 2017 IPPE.
Apr 24, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Mycoplasma: Often overlooked but still costly in poultryPoultry Health Today interviews Naola Ferguson-Noel, DVM, MAM, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Georgia at the 2017 IPPE.
Apr 18, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Antibiotic issues broaden poultry veterinarians’ roleBy Philip A. Stayer, DVM, MS, ACPV Corporate Veterinarian Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Apr 12, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on ‘Old bug’ with new name easily mistaken for E. coli peritonitisCommercial chicken flocks that appear to have Escherichia coli peritonitis might actually be infected with a re-emerging old pathogen with a new name.
Apr 06, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on While new data show growth for NAE production, responsible antibiotic usage still holding its ownOne in 5 tons of broiler feed produced by US poultry companies in 2016 was ticketed for “no antibiotics ever” programs — up nearly 67% from 2015 and nearly a seven-fold increase since 2014.