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Animal Nutrition Views

Terrence OKeefe

Food Safety and Processing Perspective

Vaccination not the ‘third rail’ for avian flu control

Experts on control and eradication of viral diseases of poultry say that vaccination to protect flocks from avian influenza should be better accepted in the future.
Reform of social security programs is often referred to as the “third rail” of American politics, in reference to the electrified high-voltage third rail used to power subway trains. Because of the reaction of trading partners, vaccination has become the “third rail” when it comes to avian influenza control, but it shouldn’t be.
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All Things Poultry

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Animal Feed for Thought

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Poultry Around the World

Why consumers buy cage-free eggs may surprise you

Consumers view free-range and cage-free eggs as more nutritious and safer and are less concerned by the hen’s welfare than may have been thought.
A small Australian survey has found that consumers that buy free-range eggs are not solely motivated by hen welfare, but see positive benefits accruing to themselves though buying "happy eggs."
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Latin America Poultry at a Glance

Roy Graber

Animal Agribusiness Angle

Let's hope Tori Spelling avoids Salmonella

Celebrity proud of her new chick, but will her family take advised precautions?
The number of people who want to raise their own poultry continues to grow, and former “Beverly Hills, 90210” actress Tori Spelling seems to be one of the latest people joining the fray.
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Vistazo avícola latinoamericano

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Avicultura latina al día

Huevos libres de jaula ¿cómo daríamos ese salto?

Luego de llevar su propuesta a México, Brasil y Colombia, los promotores de los huevos libres de jaula incursionan en Argentina, donde el gremio avícola los recibió con los recelos habituales. ¿Qué rumbo marca esta tendencia?
Luego de llevar su propuesta a México, Brasil y Colombia, los promotores de los huevos libres de jaula incursionan en Argentina, donde el gremio avícola los recibió con los recelos habituales. ¿Qué rumbo marca esta tendencia?
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