Category Archive: Antibiotic-free, PHT GLOBAL, PHT US, Safe Poultry, Videos
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 23, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Water pressure: How does it affect broilers’ consumption, performance?Low-pressure water systems designed to reduce water usage have some poultry growers turning up the pressure to hydrate flocks and improve bird performance, but is this a sound practice economically?
Apr 19, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Poultry companies need to balance consumer preferences with flock health, welfare and food safetySuzanne Dougherty, DVM, a consulting poultry veterinarian based in Alabama, talks with Poultry Health Today about the challenges of reducing or even eliminating antibiotics in broiler production...
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.
Apr 04, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Vaccination helping to reduce mortality ratesfrom E. coli in France’s layer flocksFour out of five health problems in layer flocks in France are related to Escherichia coli, according to Jocelyn Marguerie, DVM.
Apr 03, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Mountaire vet thinks ‘pendulum’ will fall in the middle of poultry antibiotic debateWhile some US poultry companies are going “no antibiotics ever” and others are defending their right to use all FDA-approved medications to protect flock health, one veterinarian thinks it’s...
Mar 31, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on More collaboration needed to drive housing welfare standardsGreater collaboration between producers, veterinarians, engineers and scientists is needed to design housing systems that offer the highest levels of hen welfare, according to a leading geneticist.