Category Archive: Antibiotic-free, Expert Advice, Global TOPICS, News, PHT GLOBAL, PHT US, TOPICS
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 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.
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 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.
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 29, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Despite similar labels, PAA products not all the sameA recent 3-month study by an analytical services laboratory showed that the stability, potency and overall effectiveness of PAA — a widely used antimicrobial in poultry and beef processing — can...