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Nov 01, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Biosecurity, disinfection, downtime keys to better ILT controlStrict biosecurity is the best defense against infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) in broiler flocks, advises Maricarmen García, PhD, a professor at the University of Georgia.
Sep 26, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Study shows how unchanged boots disrupt biosecurityPoultry farmers looking for ways to reduce the spread of viruses and bacteria in their facilities need look no further than the boots on their feet.
May 07, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Buckling down on biosecurityFor this special report, our editors talked with disease experts about what poultry companies can do to buckle down on biosecurity and protect their flocks from infectious diseases.
Apr 10, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Biosecurity: ‘It doesn’t have to be boring’Even though biosecurity is a critically important subject, many poultry producers tune it out — for the simple reason that it bores them, said Nathaniel Tablante, DVM, a professor and poultry...
Jan 14, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Commercial and backyard poultry production: Bringing two worlds together for better biosecurityby Tom Tabler, PhD Extension Professor Mississippi State University Extension Service, Poultry Science Department Mississippi State, MS
Dec 07, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Check farm biosecurity now ahead of potential avian flu return, disease expert saysPoultry producers should assess their farm biosecurity in preparation for a return of avian influenza this winter, according to an expert in the spread and control on animal disease.
Oct 23, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on New Marek’s test helps ensure successful vaccination, biosecurityA new test is helping producers in Europe better protect their flocks against Marek’s disease (MD).
Jun 19, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Lapses in biosecurity: Veterinarian urges poultry companies to avoid these mistakesBiosecurity needs to be approached as a comprehensive process, not as a series of segregated actions, according to Jean Sander, DVM, senior technical services veterinarian for Zoetis.
May 01, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Hatchery expert offers tips for fighting bacteria, improving biosecurityWith more US poultry companies reducing or eliminating antibiotic use in the hatchery, poultry companies need to make an even greater effort to guard against costly bacterial infections.
Feb 23, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Producers eye vaccines, sanitation, biosecurity following new VFD rulesIncreased use of vaccines and better sanitation and biosecurity are the two most common changes livestock and poultry producers are making in response to the loss of shared use antibiotics imposed by...