Tag Archive: disease management, education, Oscar Fletcher, research
Dec 03, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Industry needs more poultry scientists to tackle disease challengesMore young people need to be encouraged to take up careers in poultry science if the sector is to properly tackle disease challenges which have plagued it for decades.
Feb 13, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Zoetis offering research funds for parasitic disease in poultry, other speciesZoetis is offering grants of up to $150,000 to find new approaches for controlling parasites in poultry and other species.
Apr 06, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Analysis of antimicrobial data confirms human-animal linkA new study by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) shows that there are also important differences in the consumption of antimicrobials in animals and in humans between European countries.
... Administration of a Salmonella Enteritidis to newly hatched broilers reduces colonisation and shedding of a Salmonella Enteritidis challenge strain
Mar 18, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Administration of a Salmonella Enteritidis to newly hatched broilers reduces colonisation and shedding of a Salmonella Enteritidis challenge strainA new study in Belgium has revealed a strain of Salmonella Enteritidis which showed some promise to help reduce food-borne infections when given to chicks in the drinking water and was even more...
Feb 27, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Animal antibiotic study launched by Colorado State UniversityColorado State University researchers are conducting a series of studies to track antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the animal agriculture industry in an effort to determine if farm practices are...
Feb 26, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Isolation of Campylobacter from the circulating blood of broilersFrom a poultry processing viewpoint, Campylobacter presence in circulating blood of market-age broilers may increase the likelihood of cross-contamination between birds during slaughter.
... Doing a 180: A little education goes a long way toward changing customers’ attitudes about antibiotics
Dec 11, 2014wpengineComments Off on Doing a 180: A little education goes a long way toward changing customers’ attitudes about antibioticsBack in 2008, Pfizer Animal Health (now Zoetis Inc.) conducted market research to get a better handle on consumer opinions about the use of antibiotics...