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Apr 09, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Advanced diagnostic tests helping identify IBV in EuropeThe QX strain of infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) remains the most common variant of IBV in Europe, but the prevalence of the variant 02 strain appears to be on the increase
Apr 09, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Genomic sequencing could aid ILT control efforts in poultryMolecular virology is already leading to discoveries that will improve management of ILT, according to Stephen Spatz, PhD, molecular virologist with USDA’s Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory,...
Apr 08, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Navigating the maze of alternative products for necrotic enteritis controlThe effectiveness of antibiotic alternatives is going to vary among “no antibiotics ever” production systems, and it’s up to the producers to figure out which alternatives will work.
Apr 04, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Urban chicken movement requires legislators to learn chicken basicsLegislators need to know some basics about raising chickens in response to an upsurge in the “urban chicken” trend, Nat Tablante, DVM, told Poultry Health Today.
Apr 01, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Virulent ND outbreaks underscore need to rethink vaccination programBy Philip A. Stayer, DVM, MS, ACPV, Corporate Veterinarian, Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Mar 29, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Effective biosecurity requires addressing the culture of a companyEffective biosecurity on poultry farms requires developing the kind of culture that motivates everyone in the company to adhere to the procedures that protect flocks from infectious disease.
Mar 27, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Novel technologies needed to combat IB in chickensDespite decades of vaccination, the world poultry industry’s ongoing battle with infectious bronchitis (IB) continues to rage and points to the need for novel technologies to combat the disease.
Mar 21, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Gizzard changes seen in NAE flocks but diagnosis is murkyRaising broilers without antibiotics appears to be affecting the gizzard in ways that aren’t yet fully appreciated, and it’s not clear if the changes observed are true gizzard erosions, Jessica...
Mar 19, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Biosecurity expert sees more room for improvement on poultry farmsBiosecurity on commercial poultry farms has come a long way but still has far to go, Joseph Giambrone, PhD, professor of poultry science, Auburn University, told Poultry Health Today.
Mar 18, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Preharvest reduction of Salmonella, Campylobacter key to better control effortsBy Abhinav Upadhyay, DVM, PhD, postdoctoral associate and Dan J. Donoghue, PhD, professor, University of Arkansas