Tag Archive: Avian flu, disease surveillance, health, Technology
Sep 05, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Mobile app to help Egyptian poultry farmers control diseaseEgyptian poultry producers are set to benefit from a high-tech tool designed to help them identify early signs of avian influenza and other poultry diseases.
Apr 27, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Optimizing diets could limit foot pad dermatitis outbreaksManaging diets to improve litter quality could help limit incidence of foot pad dermatitis (FPD) in broiler chickens and turkeys, scientists say.
Apr 26, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Experts warn of red mite risk thanks to avian fluForced housing of poultry due to avian influenza is likely to lead to a higher risk of red mite infestation in flocks this spring, vets have warned.
Apr 25, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Broiler immunity develops too little, too late to fight campylobacterIn the first-ever study of functional immunity to campylobacter in chickens, research by the University of Liverpool found that antibodies play a key role in clearing the bacteria from the gut,...
Apr 25, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Farm uses lasers to guard hens from avian influenzaOrchard Eggs, based in West Sussex, is using Dutch laser technology to scare off wild migratory birds and prevent them from mixing with the farm’s outdoor flock and protect them from avian flu.
Mar 31, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Poultry sector must adapt to “antibiotic-free” demandsUS poultry producers must start to prepare for producing birds without the use of antibiotics, according to a leading poultry scientist.
Mar 31, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on More collaboration needed to drive housing welfare standardsGreater collaboration between producers, veterinarians, engineers and scientists is needed to design housing systems that offer the highest levels of hen welfare, according to a leading geneticist.