Tag Archive: 2017 IPPE, biosecurity, Chris Williams, hatchery
May 01, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Hatchery expert offers tips for fighting bacteria, improving biosecurityWith more US poultry companies reducing or eliminating antibiotic use in the hatchery, poultry companies need to make an even greater effort to guard against costly bacterial infections.
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 14, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on There’s always room for improvement with SalmonellaMost poultry companies are doing an “outstanding job” controlling Salmonella, but there's always room for improvement.
Feb 23, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Producers eye vaccines, sanitation, biosecurity following new VFD rulesIncreased use of vaccines and better sanitation and biosecurity are the two most common changes livestock and poultry producers are making in response to the loss of shared use antibiotics imposed by...
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.
Nov 12, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Video provides practical biosecurity tips for poultryA training video that provides practical biosecurity tips for protecting commercial poultry flocks from avian influenza and other infectious diseases has been developed by the University of Maryland...
Nov 05, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Are there practical alternatives to ionophores?Proponents of raising broilers without ionophores and other antibiotics have proposed putting more emphasis on farm management, biosecurity and alternatives to anticoccidials.
Oct 30, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Reports of colistin resistance prompting layer producers to rethink E. coli managementBy Dieter Vancraeynest, DVM, PhD Zoetis [email protected]
Oct 09, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Biosecurity in poultry production: What makes it work — and what doesn’tBy Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt, DMV, MSc, PhD Professor, director Research Group on the Epidemiology of Zoonoses and Public Health Faculté de Médecine Vétérinaire Associate director Université...
Jan 14, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Educating growers improves broiler biosecurityAn outreach program in the poultry-intense Delmarva region is helping growers improve biosecurity and protect flocks from potentially devastating disease.