Tag Archive: Mycoplasma, Naola Ferguson-Noel, vaccination
Feb 06, 2020PHT EditorComments Off on Diagnostics key to effective mycoplasma controlAvian mycoplasmosis is a problem for poultry producers worldwide, but according to an expert, there’s no “one-size-fits-all” approach to managing it.
Sep 20, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Modified-live vaccination reduced salmonellosis in Brazilian studyNew research confirms that modified-live vaccines (MLVs) can effectively reduce salmonellosis in broilers — a leading cause of food poisoning in humans.
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.
Aug 23, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Marek’s and Salmonella: John Smith, DVM, offers insights on two new broiler-vaccination trendsJohn Smith, DVM, poultry veterinarian for Alectryon in Baldwin, Georgia, shared ideas with Poultry Health Today on two changes in broiler-vaccination strategies in the US poultry industry.
Apr 19, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Foregoing CAV breeder vaccination based on ELISA results can backfireNot vaccinating broiler breeders for chicken anemia virus (CAV) because ELISA results show detectable antibodies could be asking for trouble, says Guillermo Zavala, DVM, PhD, Avian Health...
Mar 30, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Seven misconceptions about IBD in broilersKalen Cookson, DVM, is the director of clinical research, poultry, Zoetis. He explained the common misconceptions about infectious bursal disease (IBD) to Poultry Health Today.
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.
Jul 19, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Infectious bronchitis: The ‘eye of the storm’ for chicken healthAsk any poultry producer about the most economically important disease in broilers, breeders or layers. Infectious bronchitis (IB) almost always tops the list and could best be described as the...