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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.
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.
Oct 01, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on USDA poultry inspections can help improve live production, processingBy Philip A. Stayer, DVM, MS, ACPV Corporate Veterinarian Sanderson Farms, Inc.
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 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.
Sep 14, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Threat of heat stress in layers isn’t over yetBy Jean E. Sander, DVM, Senior Technical Services Veterinarian Zoetis
Sep 04, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Controlling coccidiosis helps prevent histomoniasis in broiler pulletsThe incidence of histomoniasis, commonly known as blackhead disease, is increasing in Southeastern US broiler-breeding operations — and young breeders 25 to 30 weeks old seem particularly...
Aug 07, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Three research-proven ways to maximize Marek’s disease controlBy Tarsicio Villalobos, DVM, Zoetis
Aug 03, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Blackhead disease causes reduced egg production in layer hensBlackhead disease can cause an important drop in egg production among commercial layer hens, Christina Sigmon of North Carolina State University, said during the 2018 International Poultry Scientific...
Specialists share tips for optimizing immunity in ‘no antibiotics ever’ and ‘reduced use’ broiler flocks
Jul 14, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Specialists share tips for optimizing immunity in ‘no antibiotics ever’ and ‘reduced use’ broiler flocksFinding ways to optimize immunity and give broilers more “staying power” could be the best strategy for maintaining the health and welfare of broilers, according to disease specialists at a...