Tag Archive: broiler breeders, pullet vaccination, Tim Cummings, Toolbox
Feb 24, 2020PHT EditorComments Off on Pullet vaccination: There’s always room for improvementTOOLBOX, Issue 17: An interview with Tim Cummings, DVM, Senior Technical Services Veterinarian, Zoetis
Apr 15, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Life without antibiotics: Field lessons learned the hard wayProducers need to think long and hard before jumping into “no antibiotics ever” (NAE) poultry production.
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 15, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Plan B: Using sentinel birds to track poultry viruses when you can’t obtain SPF birdsSometimes the best way to identify disease problems is to use sentinel birds along with other diagnostic tools, but the specific-pathogen-free (SPF) birds used for this purpose aren’t always...
Feb 10, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Antibiotic-free production: Tips for making it workAfter following trends in antibiotic-free production over the past several years, Tim Cummings, DVM, has identified a few production practices worth incorporating.