Dec 05, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on 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...
Sanderson Farms vet shares views on sustainability, antibiotic-free and FDA’s new antimicrobial guidelines
May 28, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on 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...
Apr 22, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Defining, and demonstrating, sustainability in the poultry industry
Billy Hargis, PhD, University of Arkansas, thinks the US poultry industry has already set high standards for sustainability, but its efforts are largely misunderstood and unappreciated.
Jan 29, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Sustainability: ‘It’s about continuous improvement’
Marty Matlock and Gregory Thoma of the University of Arkansas define sustainability as “continuous improvement” and discuss both the track record and the challenges of today’s poultry