Tag Archive: field vaccination, Lloyd Keck, Poulvac E. coli, Poulvac ST, Toolbox
Sep 12, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Tips for ensuring best field vaccination results with Poulvac® ST or Poulvac® E. coliTOOLBOX, Issue 12: An interview with Lloyd Keck, DVM, ACPV, Senior Technical Service Veterinarian, Zoetis
Jul 15, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Live-production management practices that help contain SalmonellaAvoidance of wet litter and well-timed feed withdrawal are two of several management steps that will help control the load of Salmonella going into the processing plant.
Sep 18, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Special report: Poultry veterinarians teaming up to reduce condemnations, optimize food safetyMinimizing carcass condemnations and reducing the load of foodborne pathogens moving from broiler farms into processing might seem like separate production objectives — and they are.
Jul 25, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Reducing food-borne bacterial infections must be team effortIncreased pressure to reduce bacterial food-borne infections in consumers is affecting poultry production from start to finish, panelists reported at a food safety roundtable, “Lightening the Load:...
Jun 08, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Teaming with poultry companies to ensure carcass quality and food safetyThe role of today’s technical services veterinarian needs to go beyond posting sessions, field trials, product support and customized disease-management programs.
Jan 25, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Exploring the cause of condemnations can reduce lossesWhen carcasses are rejected at processing, all the time and money that went into production is lost. Couple that with even slight increases in the condemnation rate, and the losses really mount.
Jan 23, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on More diagnostics advised for better IB management in broilersBy Lloyd Keck, DVM, ACPV Senior technical services veterinarian, Zoetis Inc.
Apr 27, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Editorial – Judicious antibiotic use: How should the poultry industry be judged?Beginning in January 2017, FDA will require veterinarians to issue a veterinary feed directive, or VFD, for any medically important antibiotics administered through poultry or livestock feed.
... Specialists explore new options for managing flock health while defending judicious antibiotic use
Mar 27, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Specialists explore new options for managing flock health while defending judicious antibiotic useGrowing demand for poultry raised without food-animal antibiotics has put more pressure on veterinarians to find alternative yet dependable disease-control options, according to a panel of nine...
Jan 21, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Free 2015 AAAP Proceedings BookletPressures to reduce or eliminate antibiotics from poultry production have created new health and welfare challenges for chickens and turkeys. In this lively roundtable discussion, poultry industry...
... 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.
Dec 15, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on ILT vaccination decisions can be difficult balancing act in broilersBy Lloyd Keck, DVM, ACPV Senior Technical Services Veterinarian Zoetis Inc.
Nov 11, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Three more broiler diseases you can manage with vaccinationThere's more to poultry health than Marek's, IBD, ILT and ND. Vaccines also play major roles in curbing these common diseases.