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Dec 04, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Hurricane Florence: Coping with the aftermathBy Philip A. Stayer, DVM, MS, ACPV Corporate Veterinarian Sanderson Farms, Inc.
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 05, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Consistency, follow-up key to controlling IBVInfectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a “moving target” and trying to keep ahead of it requires consistency and follow-up, explained Sjaak de Wit, DVM, PhD, of GD Animal Health, the Netherlands.
Oct 21, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Vaccination protects broilers from IBV despite exposure to moderate ammonia levelsProperly vaccinated commercial broilers are protected from an infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) challenge despite exposure to moderate ammonia levels, according to a study that surprised researchers.
Oct 03, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Proper water pressure, volume essential to good flock performanceBy Tom Tabler, PhD, Extension Professor, Mississippi State University Extension Service, Poultry Science Department, Mississippi State, MS
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.
Sep 24, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Vaccination of broilers ‘quick and easy’ way to get Salmonella under controlVaccination of broilers against Salmonella may be the best and most expedient option for producers struggling to meet USDA performance standards at the processing plant, said Chuck Hofacre, DVM, PhD,...
Sep 20, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Modified-live vaccination reduced salmonellosis in Brazilian studyNew research confirms that modified-live vaccines (MLVs) can effectively reduce salmonellosis in broilers — a leading cause of food poisoning in humans.