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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.
Dec 19, 2018Susan 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.
Dec 18, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on New US turkey hatchery shows industry’s focus on automation, biosecurityBetween sinking unemployment rates, the challenge of retaining good labor to conduct repetitive tasks and the increasing need to optimize biosecurity, more and more poultry companies are turning to...
Dec 17, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on What does it take to be a successful poultry grower? Experts share their viewsSuccessful contract poultry farmers are hard workers, detail oriented and must literally serve as the gatekeepers of biosecurity, several experts and industry insiders say.
Dec 13, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Hurricane Florence and the poultry industry: Coping with the aftermathBy Philip A. Stayer, DVM, MS, ACPV Corporate Veterinarian Sanderson Farms, Inc.