Category Archive: Antibiotic-free, Flock welfare, Gut Health, Infectious Diseases, ippe2016 - Highlights from our latest issue, News, PHT GLOBAL, PHT US
Nov 02, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on The Poultry SmithIn this exclusive interview with Poultry Health Today, Fieldale Farms veterinarian John Smith reflects on his career, the state of the US poultry industry and, most importantly, what it needs to do...
Jul 08, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Broiler study shows challenges and potential of drug-free productionBroilers raised in a drug-free program had a higher feed-conversion ratio (FCR), decreased mean daily weight and decreased mean live marketing weight despite administration of antibiotic
Apr 27, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Editorial – Judicious antibiotic use: How should the poultry industry be judged?Beginning in January 2017, FDA will require veterinarians to issue a veterinary feed directive, or VFD, for any medically important antibiotics administered through poultry or livestock feed.
Apr 10, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on IBD V877 vaccine can break through maternal antibodiesA live infectious bursal disease (IBD) vaccine based on the V877 strain can override maternal antibodies, doesn’t revert to virulence and has limited interactions with other live vaccines.
... Specialists explore new options for managing flock health while defending judicious antibiotic use
Mar 27, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Specialists explore new options for managing flock health while defending judicious antibiotic useGrowing demand for poultry raised without food-animal antibiotics has put more pressure on veterinarians to find alternative yet dependable disease-control options, according to a panel of nine...