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Poultry Health & Disease

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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Africa’s avian influenza battle continues

Virus also continues to be troublesome in Europe, Asia
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been detected in poultry in South Africa, Nigeria, Taiwan and Italy over the last week, and there has been one confirmed new case in a human patient in China.
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Corizzo joins Diamond V

The Diamond V team recently welcomed Kevin Corizzo who joined the company in the new position of Content Marketing Manager / Technical Writer.
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MSD Animal Health launches first systemic treatment for poultry red mites

Novel approach improves poultry welfare by reducing stress on chickens
MSD Animal Health announced Sept. 5 the launch of Exzolt, the first systemic treatment for poultry red mite infestations - a novel approach that virtually eliminates poultry red mites in production houses of any size or type, including free range.
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Ceva details latest poultry “Vaccinology” approach

At WVPA Congress, Edinburgh, the company outlines its latest innovations, in vaccines, equipment, services and quality certification
At the World Veterinary Poultry Association Congress in Edinburgh, Ceva hosted a scientific symposium Mastering In Ovo Vaccination - A closer look at key details, focusing on the critical success factors for in ovo vaccination: embryo age and development, new solutions for improved chick quality and the essential steps to optimize in ovo vaccination.
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New MSD vaccine protects poultry from 3 major diseases

MSD Animal Health launches INNOVAX-ND-IBD, which protects poultry from Newcastle disease, infectious bursal disease and Marek’s disease
MSD Animal Health -- known as Merck Animal Health within the United States and Canada –has launched the first live vaccine with made with biotechnology that protects against three highly infectious diseases in poultry: Newcastle disease (ND), infectious bursal disease (IBD) and Marek’s disease (MD).
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Animal welfare a major focus as veterinarians meet in Korea

The World Veterinary Association with Ceva Santé Animale recognize 6 outstanding veterinarians for their commitment to promoting the welfare of animals
On Aug. 29, during the 33rd World Veterinary Congress in Incheon, Korea, the 1st WVA Global Animal Welfare Awards co-founded and supported by Ceva Sante Animale was given to six veterinarians representing each of the six WVA world regions.
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