Tag Archive: gene editing, vaccines
May 15, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Gene technology has potential to multiply vaccine benefitsScientists in the UK have discovered a way to modify a Marek’s disease vaccination so that it could be potentially be used to protect against a number of significant poultry diseases.
Oct 23, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on New Marek’s test helps ensure successful vaccination, biosecurityA new test is helping producers in Europe better protect their flocks against Marek’s disease (MD).
Feb 23, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Producers eye vaccines, sanitation, biosecurity following new VFD rulesIncreased use of vaccines and better sanitation and biosecurity are the two most common changes livestock and poultry producers are making in response to the loss of shared use antibiotics imposed by...
Feb 16, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Could GM technology produce the next generation of poultry vaccines?Genetic engineering could unlock a new generation of vaccines that have the potential to tackle major poultry diseases more quickly and effectively, scientists say.
Jun 14, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Bill Gates leading drive to buy chicken flocks for impoverished familiesIf you were living on $2 a day, what would you do to improve your life? If you’re Bill Gates, you'd raise chickens.
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.
Jan 15, 2014wpengineComments Off on Better protection shown with recommended Marek’s disease vaccine dose in two genetic linesThe recommended dose of two Marek’s disease virus (MDV) vaccines provided better protection in two genetic lines of meat-type chickens compared to a lower dose, the results of a recent study show,...