Author Archive: Susan Spiegel
Dec 06, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Can water treatments help reduce Salmonella levels before processing?Feed withdrawal before moving broilers to the processing plant appears to increase their susceptibility to Salmonella, indicates research from the University of Georgia.
Dec 04, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Hurricane Florence: Coping with the aftermathBy Philip A. Stayer, DVM, MS, ACPV Corporate Veterinarian Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Dec 03, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Is genetics the key for lasting IBV immunity?Manipulating the immune response may be one way infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is controlled in the future, predict researchers studying genetic lines of poultry.
Nov 28, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Fresh approach to coccidiosis needed to tackle increase in broiler gut damageChanges in the behavior of one of the most important coccidial pathogens means poultry producers should take a fresh look at how they deal with the parasite.
Nov 27, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on World poultry industry still struggling with necrotic enteritisNE remains a formidable challenge in broilers raised without antibiotics, and preventing the disease means steering clear of predisposing factors and implementing a rigid coccidiosis-control plan.
Nov 20, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Lack of approved medications continues to stymie welfare-minded turkey producersAnother year, another survey and more long faces on US turkey producers frustrated by the lack of approved, efficacious medications — a problem they rated as the top health issue threatening...
Nov 19, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on IBV vaccination protects broilers despite ammonia exposureA recent study corroborates previous findings that broilers properly vaccinated for infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) are protected from IBV challenge despite exposure to moderate levels of ammonia.
Nov 15, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Mortality composting the right way: Tips for poultry producersBy Tom Tabler, Ph.D. Extension Professor Mississippi State University Extension Service, Poultry Science Department Mississippi State, MS
Nov 08, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Heat stress may impair immune system in broilersHeat stress in broilers induced lesions of lymphoid tissues, indicating immune system impairment, but it’s not yet known if heat stress affects the vulnerability or severity of coccidiosis.
Nov 06, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on New standards for foodborne pathogens expanding control programs to live productionA rise in the prevalence of Salmonella on whole chicken carcasses since USDA changed the testing medium used could indicate the prevalence of the pathogen was previously underestimated.