Tag Archive: broilers, Luke Borst, woody breast
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.
Jul 23, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Early chick placement aids performance, profitsBroiler producers know that if their flocks perform better, so will their profits. One obstacle to improved performance that can be easily overlooked is delayed placement.
Jul 13, 2015wpengineComments Off on Pathogens on farm and in processing relatedSalmonella and Campylobacter prevalence and loads on the farm are significantly associated with prevalence and loads of the same pathogens at processing.
May 28, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on What’s causing ‘woody breast’ in poultry?A condition known as “woody breast” is puzzling US poultry scientists investigating why breast-muscle tissue from some broiler flocks is hard and tough instead of tender and juicy.