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Aug 15, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Sprinkler systems benefit animal welfare, reduce water useSprinkler systems used in conjunction with cool cells during hot summer weather can not only benefit animal welfare, they can dramatically reduce water use.
Aug 14, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Zinc can help combat infectious bronchitis in poultryResearch on infectious bronchitis virus remains a top priority for the poultry industry. Not only is it widespread, but new serotypes also continue to emerge due to mutations and recombination events...
Aug 08, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Poultry litter management key to MS controlLitter topped the list of environmental factors most consistently positive for Mycoplasma synoviae (MS), Naola Ferguson, DVM, associate professor at the University of Georgia, told Poultry Health...
Jul 30, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Ensuring chick quality in NAE productionThe increase in 7-day chick mortality that has come along with the elimination of antibiotics requires a focus on containing bacteria that start in the layer house.
Jul 26, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Studies in chickens could lead to blackhead control in turkeysBroiler breeders are an ideal carrier for Histomonas — the cause of blackhead disease — but unlike turkeys that often die from the infection, broiler breeders survive.
Jul 25, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on New AAAP Women’s Network opening doors in poultry industryA new group within the AAAP aims to provide a forum for the growing number of women who are joining the avian veterinary profession.
Jul 15, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Live-production management practices that help contain SalmonellaAvoidance of wet litter and well-timed feed withdrawal are two of several management steps that will help control the load of Salmonella going into the processing plant.
Jul 15, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Focal duodenal necrosis in table-egg layers easily overlookedFocal duodenal necrosis in table-egg layers can be an easily overlooked cause of drops in egg production and egg-case weight loss.
Jul 09, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on When vaccinating broilers against Salmonella may be worthwhileVaccinating broilers is a big investment and may not be needed on all farms, but it can be a worthwhile move if there are high loads of Salmonella coming into the processing plant.
Jul 05, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Trial shows glutamine aids gut health in broilers raised without antibioticsWith the increase in no-antibiotic-ever production, glutamine may serve as a helpful nutrient asset, particularly when birds are under stress.