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....

Dermanyssus gallinae, a wider concern for poultry production

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

Avian Reovirus associated with Viral Arthritis/Tenosynovitis

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

Salmonella Typhimurium infection in laying hens

Salmonella is a major zoonotic foodborne pathogen causing gastric illness worldwide. Egg or egg product related Salmonella poisoning is a major concern for the egg industry. Salmonella Typhimurium (S. Typhimurium) is the most frequently reported serovar in egg related food poisoning outbreaks in Australia

Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite that affects warm-blooded animals and is able to cross-contaminate...

Humans are susceptible to this parasite in a variety of ways: congenital defects, blood-to-blood contact, undercooked meats of infected animals, and contaminated water. In...

Monitoring and prevention to control poultry red mite – dermanyssus gallinae – in organic...

Dermanyssus gallinae is highly relevant with respect to both animal welfare and economics in laying hen housing. Here a study on monitoring and prevention of poultry red mite in organic layer farms is aimed at solving this poultry issue.

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.

Variation in adsorption of layer salmonella isolates from different mannan oligosaccharide

Mannan oligosaccharides (MOS) have been used to reduce or eliminate pathogen loads in poultry species. Reactive mannan receptor sites on the MOS provide binding...

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...

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...

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