Category Archive: Antibiotic-free, Global TOPICS, Interviews, News, PHT GLOBAL, PHT US, Podcast, TOPICS, Videos
Apr 15, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Life without antibiotics: Field lessons learned the hard wayProducers need to think long and hard before jumping into “no antibiotics ever” (NAE) poultry production.
Apr 12, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Tips for ensuring best field vaccination results with Poulvac® ST or Poulvac® E. coliTOOLBOX, Issue 12: An interview with Lloyd Keck, DVM, ACPV, Senior Technical Service Veterinarian, Zoetis
Apr 12, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Dirty chick boxes can be source of Salmonella at hatcheriesDirty chick boxes at hatcheries can be a source of Salmonella, but the risk was still lower than expected in a study conducted at one US hatchery.
Apr 10, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on AVMA releases first-ever guidelines for depopulation of animalsThe AVMA has published its first ever Guidelines for the Depopulation of Animals to help veterinarians support animal welfare in situations where the difficult decision to depopulate has been made.
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.