Category Archive: Expert Advice, Infectious Diseases, News, PHT US
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 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 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 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.
Mar 30, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Despite similar labels, PAA products used in processing not all the sameDavid Schwab, PhD, talked with Poultry Health Today about a recent 3-month study to evaluate the stability, potency and overall effectiveness of PAA — a widely used food-grade antimicrobial in...
Mar 27, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Better accuracy, hatchability, protection seen in birds vaccinated with dual-needle systemBroiler studies demonstrate that a dual-needle in ovo delivery system yields more accurate vaccine placement, better hatchability and better disease protection compared to a single-needle...
Mar 27, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Four tips for taking the lead on the animal-welfare conversationBy Carla Price, PhD CJP Nutrition Ellisville, Miss.
Mar 26, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on NCC to food industry and consumers: Go slow on slower-growing chickensThe National Chicken Council is urging food-service and retail industries, non-governmental organizations and consumers to go slow on the slow-growth chicken trend before evaluating its potential...
Mar 25, 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.