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The latest articles, analysis and information on managing poultry flock health and preventing costly diseases, such as Newcastle, Salmonella and avian flu for chickens, turkeys, laying hens and broilers from the editors of WATT PoultryUSA, Poultry International and Egg Industry magazines
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During the week of May 10-16, the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed 2 additional premises as positive for virulent Newcastle disease in Riverside County, California.
Farmer-members of United Egg Producers', held their annual legislative visits in Washington, D.C., on May 15 and 16.
Based on official reports received by the global animal health agency, the incidence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry appears to be in decline, although new outbreaks have been confirmed in Nepal and Taiwan.
During the week of May 3-9, the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed five additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, California.
The African swine fever outbreak devastating China's swine herd and spreading around Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe will greatly change the global protein economy. The U.S. poultry industry looks to benefit from this bad situation, but it is unclear how long the gain will last.
Infectious coryza is a bacterial disease caused by Avibacterium paragallinarum that affects chickens' respiratory systems.
The first human case of avian influenza A H5N1 has been confirmed in Nepal, while new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry have been reported in Mexico, Nepal and Taiwan.
During the week of April 26-May 2, the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed three additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, California.
The key aspect of protecting birds from the heat is maximizing their hours of comfort while minimizing their hours of stress. This requires close attention to detail for the grower. Often, these actions and management techniques are not the easiest.
Strategies for proper litter management and enhancing poultry housing conditions to reduce volatility of ammonia and ensure bird performance. Sponsored by Jones-Hamilton.
The 3rd edition of the awards co-created by the World Veterinary
Low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been confirmed in a flock of almost 9,500 breeding ducks in Monterey County, California.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been detected in a commercial turkey flock in Israel for the first time in more than two years, while a low-pathogenic form of the virus has been found in poultry in the Dominican Republic and the U.S.
During the week of April 12-18, the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed five additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, California.
An H5N6 variant of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been detected for the first time in poultry in Cambodia, and new cases have been confirmed in Mexico, Nigeria, and Taiwan.
Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists found that poultry producers can increase flock health and reduce dependence on antibiotics simply by turning out the lights.
Top poultry experts from the state of California (CDFA), academia (UC Davis) and private industry (Foster Farms) -- along with nearly 100 urban farmers and backyard poultry owners -- gathered in Dublin, California, on April 15, to discuss ways to prevent further spread of the highly contagious Virulent Newcastle Disease (VND).
The number of people working to help eradicate virulent Newcastle disease in California has doubled recently, largely because of $45 million in emergency funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has returned to the poultry industry in Bhutan after an absence of eight months, and new cases have been confirmed in Bulgaria, Iran, Nepal, and Taiwan.
Infectious coryza affects commercial layer and broiler flocks. Learn what producers should look for and what methods of treatment may be valuable.
Learn how a new genomic test provides feedback on uniformity of vector vaccine administration in poultry flocks and another can provide data on the level of field virus challenge on a farm
Everyone knows the saying…behind every successful poultry operation is an equally successful hatchery-breeder management strategy. USPOULTRY's 2019 Hatchery-Breeder Clinic will offer a look at industry updates, best practices, biosecurity challenges and other topics related to chick quality. The annual Clinic, sponsored by USPOULTRY, will be held July 9 – 10, at the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown in Nashville, Tennessee.
Further cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported in poultry in Mexico and Vietnam, and an unusual avian flu virus type has been detected on farms in Belgium.
USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, in which scientists studied the effectiveness of heat treatment of poultry houses.
During the week of May 17-23, the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed 3 additional premises as positive for virulent Newcastle disease in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, California.