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Gross coccidial lesion scores appear to predict microscores

Gross coccidial lesion scores appear to be predictors of microscores, Miguel Barrios, a graduate student at the University of Georgia, said at the 2015 International Poultry Scientific Forum.

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.

The Poultry Smith

In this exclusive interview with Poultry Health Today, Fieldale Farms veterinarian John Smith reflects on his career, the state of the US poultry industry and, most importantly, what it needs to do...

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.

Managing ionophores and diets for best performance

Carla Price, PhD, a consulting poultry nutritionist based in Mississippi, says that for best results, producers need to consider differences in ionophores when formulating poultry feeds.

Mathis: Long-term planning key to effective coccidiosis management

Whether the production system is antibiotic-free or conventional, long-term planning and strategic rotation programs are the best ways to ensure effective, sustainable control of coccidiosis, the...

Coccidiosis, intestinal health and their relationship to pathogen loads of harvested broilers

For more than 60 years, antibiotics and synthetic anticoccidials have teamed up to keep coccidiosis under control and produce least-cost meat, said Donald Waldrip, DVM, senior technical services...

Tyson vet shares experiences with antibiotic-free broilers

Producing Salmonella-free chicks without antibiotics is a delicate procedure — sort of a little like baking a cake, says Scott Gustin, DVM, director of veterinary services for Tyson.

Five opportunities to optimize gut health, minimize necrotic enteritis in broilers

By Suzanne Dougherty, DVM, MAM, MS, DACPV Pecking Around Consulting, Inc. Madison, Ala.
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