Tag Archive: biosecurity, Grayson Walker, salmonella prevention
Jan 23, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Refined carbs show promise as ‘sentinel’ for Salmonella controlHigher government standards for Salmonella control have put more pressure on poultry companies to reduce incidence on broiler farms and lower the pathogen load going into processing.
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.
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...
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 26, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Salmonella Infantis can complicate respiratory problems in broilersSalmonella Infantis can become a persistent problem in broilers and exacerbate mortality when combined with infectious bronchitis, experience indicates at an integrated South American poultry
Sep 26, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Study shows how unchanged boots disrupt biosecurityPoultry farmers looking for ways to reduce the spread of viruses and bacteria in their facilities need look no further than the boots on their feet.
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 07, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Buckling down on biosecurityFor this special report, our editors talked with disease experts about what poultry companies can do to buckle down on biosecurity and protect their flocks from infectious diseases.
Apr 10, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Biosecurity: ‘It doesn’t have to be boring’Even though biosecurity is a critically important subject, many poultry producers tune it out — for the simple reason that it bores them, said Nathaniel Tablante, DVM, a professor and poultry...