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GM technology unlocks potential for new generation of poultry vaccines

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Research will lead to improved vaccines for Reovirus

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European commissioner for health & food safety visits former foodstuff processing facility

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A new generation of cutting-edge nutrition strategies

Cutting-edge innovations in nutrition strategies is emerging to power the animal agriculture and feed industries in Canada and beyond, helping them to meet today’s...

Applications being accepted for poultry industry safety recognition awards

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USDA allows to ditch organic Animal Welfare Rule: GAO

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DNA Influenza Vaccine licensed for chickens

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MTGA & CEAM praising a breakthrough bi-partisan bill on CERCLA exemptions

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Newly funded network for livestock vaccines

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Wastewater treatment challenges in the Poultry and Egg Industry

While speaking at the Wastewater Treatment Challenges program for the Poultry and Egg Industry at the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo, Dr. Clifford...

Field testing of a new poultry vaccine from APHIS

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A strong CAP with simple rules

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EPA requests more time before poultry producers submit CERCLA reports, USPOULTRY provides reporting guidance

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EMEA Production Management School Broiler Module

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University of Saskatchewan receives funding for poultry lighting research

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US-RSPE and IPWA Seek Executive Director

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New vaccine technique targeting multiple poultry diseases

Researchers at The Pirbright Institute have created a new vaccine technique of genetically modifying the Marek’s disease vaccine so that it is able to protect...

The Pirbright and Roslin Institutes funded to create a Marek’s Disease vaccine

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Potential new vaccine for Newcastle Disease and ILT

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EU scientific opinion on antimicrobials

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Feed production education program returns to IPPE

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Biosecurity information sheets for rural poultry farmers in Europe

ERPA, the European Rural Poultry Association, produced two biosecurity information sheets for rural poultry farmers in Europe. This work was presented to the European...

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