UGA’s Mark Jackwood: Stop ‘shooting in the dark’ with bronchitis vaccination
Posted on February 11, 2016
Complexes should regularly evaluate the infectious bronchitis viruses (IBV) prevalent on their farms to help determine which vaccines can provide the best protection possible.
Highly contagious and constantly evolving, infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is notoriously difficult to control.
Large-scale collection of samples from producers across the southern US is helping shed new light on infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) in chicken flocks — including uncovering a new serotype of the pathogen.
By Philip A. Stayer, DVM, MS, ACPV, Corporate Veterinarian, Sanderson Farms, Inc.