Category Archive: Infectious Diseases, News, PHT GLOBAL
Jan 16, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on To manage IBDV, ‘let the bird tell you what to do’Conventional wisdom dictates that infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) field strains should determine the vaccine strategy. However, a recent study from Brazil indicates the reverse is also true.
Jan 03, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Infectious bronchitis control: Understanding why it’s so difficultBy Mark W. Jackwood, PhD Department Head JR Glisson Professor of Avian Medicine University of Georgia
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...
Dec 17, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on What does it take to be a successful poultry grower? Experts share their viewsSuccessful contract poultry farmers are hard workers, detail oriented and must literally serve as the gatekeepers of biosecurity, several experts and industry insiders say.
Dec 13, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Hurricane Florence and the poultry industry: 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 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.
Oct 18, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on AAAP issues call for papers for 2019 conferenceThe American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) is now accepting abstract submissions for its 2019 conference, Aug. 2-6, Washington, DC. The deadline is Dec. 3, 2018.