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Experts warn of red mite risk thanks to avian flu

Forced 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.

Farm uses lasers to guard hens from avian influenza

Orchard 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.

Vaccination helping to reduce mortality ratesfrom E. coli in France’s layer flocks

Four out of five health problems in layer flocks in France are related to Escherichia coli, according to Jocelyn Marguerie, DVM.

More collaboration needed to drive housing welfare standards

Greater 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.

Early feeding, housing may affect broiler response to immune challenges

Early feeding after hatch and the housing type can affect the response of broilers to immune challenges later in life, indicates a study from the Netherlands.

Hens in enriched colony system appear more stressed, flighty

Hens 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.

AAAP: Woody breast, similar broiler-muscle conditions not linked to infectious pathogens or food safety

Three well-defined, degenerative breast diseases of broiler chickens — woody breast, white striping and deep pectoral myopathy — are not associated with infectious or pathogenic agents, nor do...

How the AST improves management of coccidiosis and flock performance

It’s been over a century since coccidial oocysts were first observed in the ceca of a chicken. Since the 1940s, many anticoccidials have been developed to combat these protozoan parasites....

What’s the most humane way to raise a chicken? Watch and listen

By Philip A. Stayer, DVM Corporate Veterinarian Sanderson Farms, Inc.

QX remains most prominent IBV strain in Europe, Africa and Middle East

A recent survey demonstrates that QX remains the most predominant field strain of infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) circulating in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
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