Microbiota studies in poultry

The microbial populations that inhabit the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) of birds play an important role in the establishment and maintenance of a healthy gut....

Pathogenesis and control of viruses that adversely affect avian gut health

Virus-induced enteric infections occur in birds of all age groups causing severe damage to poultry farmers.

Dissecting light turkey syndrome

The term ”Light Turkey Syndrome”(LTS) has been used to describe poor performing flocks relative to poor weight at market age also characterized by appearance in the turkey flocks of a subpopulation of birds that are stunted in body weight.

Infectious Bursal Disease Virus (IBDV) alters host genomic methylation patterns: implications for viral release...

Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) is an affliction of poultry production worldwide with mortality in an infected flock ranging to as much as 60% depending on age at infection and virulence of the causative pathogenic agent, Infectious Bursal Disease virus (IBDV).

Avian Reovirus associated with Viral Arthritis/Tenosynovitis

Turkey viral arthritis/tenosynovitis resembled viral arthritis in chickens and also had kind of reovirus aetiology.

Dermanyssus gallinae, a wider concern for poultry production

Dermanyssus gallinae represents a major concern for the poultry farmers and all working in poultry houses.

Testing day-old poults

When poults are received at a farm from the hatchery they should be good quality poults; namely, free from physical defects, actively looking for...

Live monovalent vaccine aids in fight against Georgia strains of IBV

New live monovalent vaccine is available from Ceva Animal Health to aid in the fight against the Georgia (GA) strains of infectious bronchitis virus...

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