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Sep 10, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Wet bulb reservoirs can be source of bacterial contamination for hatching eggsWet-bulb reservoirs in hatchery incubators should be included in the bacterial-monitoring program to ensure they aren’t the source of egg-shell contamination.
Aug 28, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Poultry litter management key to MS controlLitter topped the list of environmental factors most consistently positive for Mycoplasma synoviae (MS), Naola Ferguson, DVM, associate professor at the University of Georgia, told Poultry Health...
Aug 19, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Preventive measures are only option for combatting key parasites in turkeysTurkey producers will need to rely on preventive measures including biosecurity, good gut health and genetic selection to combat three key flagellated protozoan parasites that can affect their...
May 08, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Virulent ND in California sending wake-up call to US poultry industryOutbreaks of virulent Newcastle disease (vND) that have spread from backyard to commercial flocks in California are providing a wake-up call to the entire US poultry industry.
May 02, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Bioshuttle program helps control E. tenella outbreaks in pulletsAdministration of an in-feed anticoccidial after coccidiosis vaccination has helped alleviate outbreaks of Eimeria tenella in broiler breeder replacement stock.
Mar 29, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Effective biosecurity requires addressing the culture of a companyEffective biosecurity on poultry farms requires developing the kind of culture that motivates everyone in the company to adhere to the procedures that protect flocks from infectious disease.
Mar 19, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Biosecurity expert sees more room for improvement on poultry farmsBiosecurity on commercial poultry farms has come a long way but still has far to go, Joseph Giambrone, PhD, professor of poultry science, Auburn University, told Poultry Health Today.
Mar 05, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Poultry experts identify weak links in live production that can compromise Salmonella controlImproved Salmonella control requires fixing weak links in live production that allow the pathogen to get into a flock, poultry experts advised during an industry roundtable.
Jan 14, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Commercial poultry vets can help backyard growers, and themselves, by sharing tips on biosecurityImproved communication between poultry company veterinarians and backyard chicken growers could help improve biosecurity and reduce disease spread for all flocks.
Dec 18, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on New US turkey hatchery shows industry’s focus on automation, biosecurityBetween sinking unemployment rates, the challenge of retaining good labor to conduct repetitive tasks and the increasing need to optimize biosecurity, more and more poultry companies are turning to...