Tag Archive: anticoccidial sensitivity testing, AST, coccidiosis, Eimeria, lesions, microscores, Miguel Barrios, University of Georgia
Jan 20, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Gross coccidial lesion scores appear to predict microscoresGross 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.
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.
Nov 02, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on The Poultry SmithIn 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...
Sep 21, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on The case for ionophores: How they’re different from other antibiotics — and why it mattersUnlike other classes of antibiotics, ionophores are not considered important to human health by top public health and regulatory agencies.
Aug 16, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Anticoccidial rotation, good husbandry can improve coccidiosis controlPoultry 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.
Jul 31, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Managing ionophores and diets for best performanceCarla 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.
Jul 07, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Mathis: Long-term planning key to effective coccidiosis managementWhether 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...
Jun 30, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Coccidiosis, intestinal health and their relationship to pathogen loads of harvested broilersFor 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...
Jun 02, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Tyson vet shares experiences with antibiotic-free broilersProducing 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.
May 16, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Five opportunities to optimize gut health, minimize necrotic enteritis in broilersBy Suzanne Dougherty, DVM, MAM, MS, DACPV Pecking Around Consulting, Inc. Madison, Ala.