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Feb 07, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Necrotic enteritis control helps reduce Salmonella colonizationMaintaining good intestinal health in broilers is essential for minimizing the presence of Salmonella in birds sent for processing, Manuel Da Costa, DVM, PhD, associate director for Outcomes Research...
Feb 04, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Sanitation key to successful NAE productionThe key to successful “no antibiotics ever” (NAE) broiler production is cleanliness throughout every step of production, including a pristine hatchery.
Jan 30, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Discrepancies emerge between animal welfare and consumer perceptionsPoultry “raised without antibiotics” now account for more than 50% of the broilers in US production, but those reductions in antibiotics usage have consequences.
Jan 23, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Refined carbs show promise as ‘sentinel’ for Salmonella controlHigher government standards for Salmonella control have put more pressure on poultry companies to reduce incidence on broiler farms and lower the pathogen load going into processing.
Jan 16, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on E. coli vaccination helps contain losses in broilers with IB infectionField experience with infectious bronchitis in broilers during a harsh winter demonstrated that vaccination for secondary Escherichia coli infection helped stem losses
Jan 14, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Commercial poultry vets can help backyard growers, and themselves, by sharing tips on biosecurityImproved communication between poultry company veterinarians and backyard chicken growers could help improve biosecurity and reduce disease spread for all flocks.
Jan 10, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Coccidiosis control, litter management key to NE prevention in broilers raised without antibioticsGood coccidiosis control and litter management are the two most important steps producers can take to prevent necrotic enteritis (NE) in flocks raised without antibiotics.
Jan 09, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Heat-stress study shows need to increase ventilation with stocking densityAs bird density increases, broiler producers need to be “more aggressive” with house ventilation to prevent heat stress in flocks, Brian Fairchild, PhD, professor, and Ming Lin Teo, graduate...
Jan 07, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Chicks may hold clues to lameness in older birdsLameness in some poultry flocks has researchers searching for the cause, Suzanne Dougherty, DVM, a consulting poultry veterinarian based in Alabama, told Poultry Health Today.
Dec 26, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on It takes two: Coccidiosis vaccines effective against E. tenella after adequate cyclingCoccidiosis vaccination was effective in broilers challenged with Eimeria tenella but only after vaccinal oocysts cycled twice, Laura Tensa, DVM, told Poultry Health Today.