Tag Archive: e coli, Escherichia coli, no antibiotics ever, Tim Cummings, vaccination
Aug 31, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on E. coli becoming more common with rise in ‘no antibiotics ever’ programsWith the removal of antibiotics in the hatchery in “no antibiotics ever” (NAE) programs, the bacterium Escherichia coli is becoming more of a problem at many broiler complexes.
Dec 07, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Is incentivized vaccination the answer to poultry’s public-health woes?Governments and retailers should incentivize broiler producers to make better use of vaccines that could help protect public health, according to an expert in poultry infections.
Oct 11, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Three-pronged E. coli strategy to help cut losses, improve profitabilityManaging Escherichia coli infection in commercial poultry flocks has to be tackled on three fronts to help cut losses and improve profitability, says Allan Ball, of the Slate Hall Veterinary Practice...
Jul 06, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Breeder E. coli vaccination boosts broiler healthVaccination of broiler breeders against Escherichia coli helps improve the health of their progeny, reports a veterinarian in South Africa.
Apr 12, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on ‘Old bug’ with new name easily mistaken for E. coli peritonitisCommercial chicken flocks that appear to have Escherichia coli peritonitis might actually be infected with a re-emerging old pathogen with a new name.
Apr 04, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Vaccination helping to reduce mortality rates from E. coli in France’s layer flocksFour out of five health problems in layer flocks in France are related to Escherichia coli, according to Jocelyn Marguerie, DVM.
Feb 02, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Surveillance, careful vaccine selection tops “shoot-in-the-dark” strategy for IB controlMicrobiologist Mark Jackwood, PhD, University of Georgia, urges producers not to “shoot in the dark” with infectious bronchitis vaccines and, instead, to focus on surveillance, monitoring and...
Jan 28, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Cage-free hen housing: How far will the pendulum swing?By John Brown, DVM Senior Technical Services Veterinarian, Zoetis
Jan 25, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Early feeding, housing may affect broiler response to immune challengesEarly feeding after hatch and the housing type can affect the response of broilers to immune challenges later in life, indicates a study from the Netherlands.
Jan 15, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Modified-live E. coli vaccine found safe, effective for water administration to chickensA modified-live vaccine indicated for active immunization against infections caused by Escherichia coli 078 is safe and also effective when administered in drinking water, according to results of a...