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Dec 06, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Can water treatments help reduce Salmonella levels before processing?Feed withdrawal before moving broilers to the processing plant appears to increase their susceptibility to Salmonella, indicates research from the University of Georgia.
Dec 03, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Is genetics the key for lasting IBV immunity?Manipulating the immune response may be one way infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is controlled in the future, predict researchers studying genetic lines of poultry.
Nov 19, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on IBV vaccination protects broilers despite ammonia exposureA recent study corroborates previous findings that broilers properly vaccinated for infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) are protected from IBV challenge despite exposure to moderate levels of ammonia.
Nov 08, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Heat stress may impair immune system in broilersHeat stress in broilers induced lesions of lymphoid tissues, indicating immune system impairment, but it’s not yet known if heat stress affects the vulnerability or severity of coccidiosis.
Nov 06, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on New standards for foodborne pathogens expanding control programs to live productionA rise in the prevalence of Salmonella on whole chicken carcasses since USDA changed the testing medium used could indicate the prevalence of the pathogen was previously underestimated.
Nov 05, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Consistency, follow-up key to controlling IBVInfectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a “moving target” and trying to keep ahead of it requires consistency and follow-up, explained Sjaak de Wit, DVM, PhD, of GD Animal Health, the Netherlands.
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 22, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Halting in ovo vaccination not a good option for managing hatchery bacteriaHigher 7-day mortality from bacterial infections in the hatchery is no reason to stop in ovo vaccination for Marek’s and other diseases, according to a consulting poultry veterinarian.
Oct 21, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Vaccination protects broilers from IBV despite exposure to moderate ammonia levelsProperly vaccinated commercial broilers are protected from an infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) challenge despite exposure to moderate ammonia levels, according to a study that surprised researchers.
Oct 11, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Uncertain supplies present challenges for rotation-minded producersPoultry producers know the importance of developing a long-term strategy for maintaining the efficacy of anticoccidials, but sometimes unexpected backorders of feed medications in high demand force...