Category Archive: Environment, Global TOPICS, News, PHT GLOBAL, PHT US, Poultry R&D, TOPICS
May 01, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Hens in enriched colony system appear more stressed, flightyHens in an enriched colony system were more stressed and flighty than conventionally caged birds in a study from Mississippi State and Texas A&M Universities.
Apr 28, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Researchers develop potential vaccine against Newcastle diseaseScientists have developed a new vaccination that could help farmers eradicate Newcastle disease from their flocks.
Apr 27, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Optimizing diets could limit foot pad dermatitis outbreaksManaging diets to improve litter quality could help limit incidence of foot pad dermatitis (FPD) in broiler chickens and turkeys, scientists say.
Apr 26, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on IBDV: Management obstacles and optionsBy Daral J. Jackwood, PhD Professor, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine Food Animal Health Research Program Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center The Ohio State University
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 26, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Three-pronged E. coli strategy to help cut losses, improve profitabilityManaging Escherichia coli infection in commercial poultry flocks has to be tackled on three fronts to help cut losses and improve profitability, says Allan Ball, of the Slate Hall Veterinary...
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.