Tag Archive: avian influenza
Jul 20, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Global measures to tackling avian influenzaEfficient biosecurity systems are essential to protecting poultry from the risk of avian influenza. However, some countries are better at enforcing biosecurity than others, reports Poultry Digital.
May 11, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on On-farm Salmonella control helps prevent processing plant contaminationContaminated chicken feathers and feet may be the primary vectors for transmitting Salmonella from poultry houses to processing plants, according to Martha Pulido, DVM, PhD, Mississippi State...
May 01, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Tyson vet: Act quickly on unexplained poultry mortalityQuick action by breeder managers and veterinarians is credited with the rapid resolution of an avian influenza (AI) outbreak in Tennessee in March of 2017.
Mar 15, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Import restrictions enforced after avian flu outbreaks in AfricaLive chicken imports have been restricted in Zambia has part of the government’s efforts to limit the resurgence of a highly pathogenic form of avian influenza (HPAI).
Feb 06, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on H9N2 could devastate America’s poultry industryH9N2, a low-pathogenic avian influenza virus common in parts of Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, would be difficult to control if introduced to the US, said David Suarez, a research leader...
Jan 25, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Is feed a vector for avian influenza virus?Layer feed does not appear to be a likely vector for transmitting the avian influenza (AI) virus, based on research conducted by Yuko Sato, DVM, of Iowa State University.
Jan 09, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Site-specific biosecurity key to disease protectionEgg producers are being urged to not adopt a “one size fits all” approach to biosecurity in a bid to keep avian influenza (AI) away from their flocks this winter.
Jan 08, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on South African producers ‘unprepared’ for bird flu, expert saysSouth Africa’s poultry farmers are scrambling to boost biosecurity measures after being “caught out” by an outbreak of avian influenza, according one of the country’s top vets.
Dec 08, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Avian influenza viruses can persist in footbaths and manureGrowers shouldn’t assume the disinfectants they use in footbaths are effective against avian influenza (AI), indicates a study from the University of California–Davis.
Dec 07, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Check farm biosecurity now ahead of potential avian flu return, disease expert saysPoultry producers should assess their farm biosecurity in preparation for a return of avian influenza this winter, according to an expert in the spread and control on animal disease.