Category Archive: Media Watch, PHT GLOBAL, PHT US
Sep 17, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Adapt feeding programs to reduce summer heat stressAdjusting broiler feeding programs in the summer months can help avoid the health and growth challenges associated with heat stress.
Jul 20, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Global measures to tackling avian influenzaEfficient biosecurity systems are essential to protecting poultry from the risk of avian influenza. However, some countries are better at enforcing biosecurity than others, reports Poultry Digital.
Jul 20, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Natural disease resistance could be bred into chickens, scientists saySelecting birds that are naturally more resistant to disease could help the poultry industry reduce antibiotics use in the future, say researchers.
May 15, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Gene technology has potential to multiply vaccine benefitsScientists in the UK have discovered a way to modify a Marek’s disease vaccination so that it could be potentially be used to protect against a number of significant poultry diseases.
Mar 15, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on No simple answer to laying hen sustainability, scientists sayEnriched cages are the most sustainable layer housing systems in terms of profit, environmental and welfare criteria, experts say.
Mar 15, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on 6 steps to increasing broiler feed intakeMaking small management changes on poultry farms and tracking their effects can help increase feed intake and maximize profitability, according to a leading nutritionist.
Mar 15, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Import restrictions enforced after avian flu outbreaks in AfricaLive chicken imports have been restricted in Zambia has part of the government’s efforts to limit the resurgence of a highly pathogenic form of avian influenza (HPAI).
Mar 05, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Yeast protein could help tackle China’s Avian ‘Flu problem’A protein found in yeast could help scientists in China tackle avian influenza in poultry flocks.
Mar 05, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Mobile technology helps Thai producers tackle poultry diseaseA mobile phone app is promoting better poultry disease control in Thailand by helping producers identify, report and respond to outbreaks more easily.
Jan 09, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Site-specific biosecurity key to disease protectionEgg producers are being urged to not adopt a “one size fits all” approach to biosecurity in a bid to keep avian influenza (AI) away from their flocks this winter.