Category Archive: Infectious Diseases, 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 04, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Viruses, production trends set to shape future of poultry healthThe future of global poultry health could be shaped as much production trends as viruses such as avian influenza and Newcastle disease, experts say.
Apr 04, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Biosecurity key to combating US avian flu threatFarm biosecurity remains US poultry producers’ key defense in making sure they are protected from the potentially devastating effects of avian influenza, say officials.
Mar 31, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Poultry sector must adapt to “antibiotic-free” demandsUS poultry producers must start to prepare for producing birds without the use of antibiotics, according to a leading poultry scientist.
Mar 30, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Vigilance key for limiting avian flu riskEuropean officials are urging poultry producers to review of the signs and symptoms of avian flu and biosecurity measures for containing it.
Feb 16, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Could GM technology produce the next generation of poultry vaccines?Genetic engineering could unlock a new generation of vaccines that have the potential to tackle major poultry diseases more quickly and effectively, scientists say.
Feb 15, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Biosecurity ‘most important tool’ to limit avian flu riskImproving poultry farm hygiene and biosecurity is critical to limiting the threat of avian influenza to the poultry sector, a leading influenza researcher has warned.
Feb 14, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Temperature and humidity key to healthy climate controlUnderstanding temperature and humidity is key to ensuring climate control systems are as effective as they can be in helping to produce healthy birds.