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Category Archive: Antibiotic Management, Global TOPICS, News, PHT GLOBAL, PHT US, Poultry Health Today, Rules and Regs

FDA: Some antibiotics still OK for production purposes

New FDA guidelines that discourage using medically important antibiotics for promoting growth in food animals appear to have been well-received by both producers and most consumer activists. Change...

Antibiotic-free poultry production: Is it sustainable on a large scale?

Phil Stayer, DVM, head veterinarian at Sanderson Farms, is worried about what he calls an "anti-technology movement" directed at the US poultry industry, particularly as it relates to veterinary care...

The case for ionophores: How they’re different from other antibiotics — and why it matters

Unlike other classes of antibiotics, ionophores are not considered important to human health by top public health and regulatory agencies.

Anticoccidial rotation, good husbandry can improve coccidiosis control

Poultry producers worldwide know the importance of cutting losses from coccidiosis – the parasitic disease that is still causing significant losses in growth rate and feed efficiency.

Sanderson Farms vet shares views on sustainability, antibiotic-free and FDA’s new antimicrobial guidelines

Antibiotic-free poultry production is creating ethical conflicts for veterinarians while raising questions about sustainability, animal welfare and the industry’s ability to feed a growing...

Judicious antibiotic use: What does it mean in poultry?

By Dennis P. Wages, DVM, Dipl. ACPV Professor, Poultry Health Management Department of Population Health and Pathobiology College of Veterinary Medicine — North Carolina State University

Editorial – Judicious antibiotic use: How should the poultry industry be judged?

Beginning in January 2017, FDA will require veterinarians to issue a veterinary feed directive, or VFD, for any medically important antibiotics administered through poultry or livestock feed.

Necrotic enteritis in broilers: Disease or syndrome?

Steve Davis, DVM, of Colorado Quality Research, talks about emerging virulent strains of Clostridium perfringens and their impact on the prevalence severity of necrotic enteritis in broilers.

Specialists explore new options for managing flock health while defending judicious antibiotic use

Growing demand for poultry raised without food-animal antibiotics has put more pressure on veterinarians to find alternative yet dependable disease-control options, according to a panel of nine...

Canada studies find no links between ionophores, resistance of other antibiotics

One of the few studies about antibiotic resistance and ionophores in poultry was published by Canadian researchers in 2007 who found that isolates showing resistance to multiple antibiotics can be...
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