Tag Archive: broilers, lameness, Suzanne Dougherty
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.
Aug 16, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Early identification needed to protect broilers from reovirusReovirus is mutating every 2 to 3 years, which is making it difficult to protect broilers from the effects of the virus, Don Waldrip, DVM, technical service veterinarian for Zoetis, told Poultry...
Jun 19, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on More amino acids, feed aid broiler chicks vaccinated for coccidiosisFeeding broilers a diet high in amino acids, along with more feed, can minimize the adverse effects on performance that sometimes occur after coccidiosis vaccination.
Apr 12, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Woody breast continues to baffle researchersWoody breast is a relatively new disease that adversely affects meat quality during processing, but poultry scientists still don’t understand it’s underlying causes, said Luke Borst, DVM, PhD, a...
Mar 30, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Seven misconceptions about IBD in broilersKalen Cookson, DVM, is the director of clinical research, poultry, Zoetis. He explained the common misconceptions about infectious bursal disease (IBD) to Poultry Health Today.
Jun 28, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Should we tap the brakes on slow-growth chicken?Consumers advocating the use of slow-growth chickens mistakenly assume these birds have better welfare conditions, said Terrence O’Keefe, editor and content director, Watt AgNet.
Apr 26, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on IBDV: Management obstacles and optionsBy Daral J. Jackwood, PhD Professor, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine Food Animal Health Research Program Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center The Ohio State University
Jan 02, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Lasalocid in broilers: What’s behind its resurgence?Developing a long-term strategy for managing coccidiosis in broilers is more critical today than ever before — not just to preserve the efficacy of our remaining medications, but also to keep...
Sep 07, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Solving the mystery of gangrenous dermatitis in broilersBy Philip A. Stayer, DVM Corporate Veterinarian Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Pathways to protection: How one vaccine decision can affect options for managing other diseases in broilers
Jan 07, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Pathways to protection: How one vaccine decision can affect options for managing other diseases in broilersBroiler operations want to provide the best disease protection for the least cost, but deciding which vaccines to use and when can be a daunting task.