Coronavirus causing global pandemic not related to those commonly seen in poultry, other food animals
Mar 23, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Coronavirus causing global pandemic not related to those commonly seen in poultry, other food animals
Coronavirus infections are nothing new to the poultry industry, but the common IB viruses in poultry flocks are not associated with the COVID-19 virus at the root of the global pandemic
Nov 13, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on AAAP publishes eighth edition of Avian Disease Manual
The AAAP has released the eighth edition of its venerable Avian Diseases Manual, widely regarded in the poultry industry as the essential guide for diagnosing and managing diseases.
Nov 07, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on US poultry vets: Disease control and food safety identified as future research priorities
Surveys carried out by the AAAP found veterinarians working across the broiler, egg and turkey sectors believe food safety should be a high-priority area for future research, alongside vaccine and...
Jul 25, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on New AAAP Women’s Network opening doors in poultry industry
A new group within the AAAP aims to provide a forum for the growing number of women who are joining the avian veterinary profession.
Jul 28, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on AAAP endorses AVMA’s definition of antimicrobial stewardship
The AAAP has endorsed the AVMA Definition of Antimicrobial Stewardship and accompanying policy document, Core Principles of Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Medicine.
Mar 19, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on AAAP plans to take more proactive approach in poultry health, welfare conversations
The American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) plans to increase its public presence and become a trusted source of information for consumers about the science behind poultry health.
Jan 09, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on New colorful reference book from AAAP helps pinpoint avian diseases
The AAAP has published a new reference book, Gross Pathology of Avian Diseases: Text and Atlas, authored by Tahseen Abdul-Aziz, DVM, PhD, and H. John Barnes, DVM, PhD, both of North Carolina State...
Aug 05, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on AAAP inducts 19 more avian-health professionals into its Hall of Honor
Recognizing their many contributions to the world poultry industry, the American Association of Avian Pathologists recently inducted 19 more avian-health professionals into its Hall of Honor.
Symposium to focus on poultry veterinarian’s role in shaping public policy, government regulations, consumer perceptions
May 16, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Symposium to focus on poultry veterinarian’s role in shaping public policy, government regulations, consumer perceptions
Today’s poultry veterinarians are being asked to do more than ensure flock health and welfare. They’re also lending their expertise to public policy discussions that steer government regulations...
AAAP: Woody breast, similar broiler-muscle conditions not linked to infectious pathogens or food safety
Dec 22, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on AAAP: Woody breast, similar broiler-muscle conditions not linked to infectious pathogens or food safety
Three well-defined, degenerative breast diseases of broiler chickens — woody breast, white striping and deep pectoral myopathy — are not associated with infectious or pathogenic agents, nor do...
Dec 22, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on AAAP issues statement on misleading marketing claim for chicken
So, which chicken is healthier and safer for consumers — the brand with the no-nonsense label or the premium brand that claims its chickens were “raised without added hormones”?
Aug 20, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on AAAP honors more than 30 scientists for outstanding work in avian medicine
The American Association of Avian Pathologists saluted scientific achievements of its members last week with an awards luncheon at the association’s 59th annual conference. A few highlights: Nik...
Aug 15, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on AAAP inducts 27 avian medicine professionals into new Hall of Honor
The American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) this week announced the first 27 inductees into the association’s newly formed Hall of Honor.
Apr 26, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on AAAP: Poultry health, welfare ‘should not be sacrificed in the name of marketing’
Antibiotic use in poultry should be minimized through carefully planned and well-executed preventive practices, according to to a new position statement released by the American Association of Avian...
Feb 22, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on AAAP supports veterinarians’ rights to treat sick poultry with FDA-approved antibiotics
The AAAP “strongly supports” the rights of licensed veterinarians to treat sick poultry and other food-producing animals with FDA-approved antibiotics that prevent pain and suffering, according...