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May 14, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Air quality affects S. Heidelberg colonization in broilersImproving air quality in broiler houses may be an important way to reduce colonization of S. Heidelberg, according to the results of a study presented at the 2017 International Poultry Scientific...
May 10, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Gross coccidial lesion scores appear to predict microscoresGross coccidial lesion scores appear to be predictors of microscores, Miguel Barrios, a graduate student at the University of Georgia, said at the 2015 International Poultry Scientific Forum.
May 10, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Early feeding, housing may affect broiler response to immune challengesEarly 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.
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 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 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.