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IHSIG 2017 – 5th symposium on poultry intestinal health

One World One Health The Intestinal Health Scientific Interest Group (IHSIG) group organizes its 5th symposium on poultry intestinal health. IHSIG aims to promote...

Probiotics as an alternative to antibiotics for treating lameness in broilers

The pathogenesis leading to a form of lameness known as bacterial chondronecrosis with osteomyelitis (BCO) appears to be initiated by mechanical microfracturing of susceptible...

Isoquinoline alkaloids lower the prevalence of salmonella Heidelberg in broiler chickens

Worldwide, tens of millions human cases are reported every year for salmonellosis. This makes it one of the most common foodborne diseases, which can...

On-farm surveys to inform Avian influenza risk assessment model

Consumer-driven expansion of free-range poultry products has led to significant increases in the number of free-range poultry farms and the total percentage of the...

The Omics Revolution – Implications for Animal Production

What does Omics mean? Omics is a term that refers to the recently developed high throughput technologies that include genomics, functional genomics (transcriptomics), proteomics, and...

Perdue Farms improves animal care

The announcement came as part of Perdue’s Animal Care Summit, a gathering of global animal care experts, advocates, researchers and farmers. Perdue also became...

Characterizing litter mite communities – Applications of DNA barcoding for management...

The use of DNA barcoding can facilitate rapid biodiversity assessments of fastidious taxa - litter mite communities - by delineating species using molecular operational...

Better than alternatives to antibiotics

Many poultry flocks require antibiotic treatment, if not every cycle, regularly. Antibiotic alternatives are in great demand, especially in the context of dysbiosis and...

Healthy water, healthy birds

Dr. Susan Watkins, Samantha Cox and Pramir Maharjan Center of Excellence for Poultry Science Division of Agriculture University of Arkansas Since birds consume as much water...

Newly funded network for livestock vaccines

Researchers from The Roslin Institute and Pirbright Institute lead a newly funded network to develop livestock vaccines. The International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN) has been...

Managing coccidiosis in birds raised without antibiotics

For poultry producers to make a profit they must have healthy, uniform sized birds, make sure there are no real or assumed human health...

The Salmonella initiative

An enduring challenge and reputational issue for the egg industry is caused by the presence of Salmonella enterica serovars (particularly some Typhimurium serotypes), which...

The role of feed additives in the protozoal diseases in poultry

Coccidiosis and histomoniasis are economically significant diseases in chickens and turkeys. Management, vaccination and medication are key tools in the control of these diseases...

How to reduce antibiotics in broiler production?

There is an increased awareness recently in relation to the sensible use of antibiotics within poultry and livestock production. When looking at broiler production,...

Towards control of Avian Coronaviruses

The European COST Action FA1207 “Towards control of Avian Coronaviruses: strategies for diagnosis, surveillance and vaccination” has brought together 176 experts from 25 countries...

Bacillus Subtilis improves performance of broilers fed medicated or non-medicated feed

Animal digestive health is key to obtain optimal performance. Antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) have long been shown to be very effective to develop and...

Jamesway’s 7th Latin American Seminar: Mexico

Jamesway has been hosting seminars in Latin America for the past 14 years and the growing number of enthusiastic participants is an indication that...

Potential wooden breast syndrome causes in broilers

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del., in which researchers...

English-Russian roundtable discussion on antimicrobial resistance

Specialists of the Department for Pharmaceuticals of the All-Russian State Center for Quality and Standardization of Veterinary Drugs and Feed (FGBI “VGNKI”), Renat Salimov,...

Nutriad excels in EU-funded Campylobacter research project

Campylobacteriosis is among the most common bacterial infections in humans: in the EU alone, the number of cases per year is estimated to be...

Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite that affects warm-blooded animals and is...

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...

Potential new vaccine for Newcastle Disease and ILT

Researcher develops potential new vaccine for both Newcastle Disease and ILT

Poultry litter pasteurisation

Heaping of used poultry litter reliably induces significant elevations in temperature due to the actions of variety of aerobic bacteria and fungi. Temperatures typically...

GM technology unlocks potential for new generation of poultry vaccines

Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have used genetic engineering to develop a more efficient and effective vaccine for Marek’s disease, which could pave the...

Feed borne mycotoxins: the threat to poultry?

Mycotoxins are metabolites produced by molds (fungi) that can infest crops pre-harvest and can continue to flourish under sub-optimal storage conditions. Grains with high...

Cobb launches new animal welfare website

Cobb-Vantress, Inc. announced the launch of a new website dedicated to animal welfare, highlighting the company’s commitment to the care of chickens through its...

Exploring latest innovations in poultry

The final day of the International Poultry and Processing Expo highlighted the need for innovation to meet consumer demand in the changing poultry industry.

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.

ProHealth, new solutions for animal health and production sustainability

The ProHealth project is focused on understanding the multi-factorial dimension of animal pathologies linked to production and use this to develop, evaluate and disseminate effective control strategies to reduce impact.

Vigilance still needed for salmonella control

A warning to the international poultry industry against complacency in the face of changing salmonella organisms has been issued by a salmonella specialist.

USPOULTRY’s Hatchery-Breeder Clinic held in Nashville, Tenn.

Attendees at the 2016 USPOULTRY Hatchery-Breeder Clinic learned about the tactical campaign, “All In or All Gone, Protect Your Farm, Protect Your Livelihood” which...

Poultry welfare, health and efficiency in production

Is there any place for animal welfare in a world concerned with providing enough food for humans, mitigating climate change and trying to preserve biodiversity? This is the key question the poultry industry needs to face in the next years.

Newcastle Disease

Unfortunately, ND disease cannot be differentiated from infectious bronchitis and some of the other respiratory infections, except by laboratory methods. So it is very difficult to recognize it at first sight. There is no treatment for it but Good “biosecurity” practices will help reduce the possibility of exposure to the virus.

An overview on Avian Influenza in the world and its impact...

Past and current situation of Avian Influenza in the world and its impact on various poultry aspects, economics, trade, prices in a fully overview of Peter van Horne, Poultry Economist at the 53rd Franchise Distributor Meeting of Lohmann Tierzucht.

Cold Weather Management

As the days are getting shorter, the temperatures are getting colder as well in the Northern parts of the world. The cold itself wouldn’t...