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Poultry growers vulnerable as fall migration threatens avian flu
Contract poultry growers in the U.S. remain vulnerable as they await the possible arrival of the avian flu to make its appearance in the fall migration.Two Mississippi senators recently made a call to action knowing the issues poultry growers and the industry face. Read more…

5 tips to prepare your processing operation for avian flu
Tom Smith, Jennie O's vice president of quality management, offers advice to poultry processing plans on being prepared after unexpectedly suffering outbreaks of avian influenza at the company's facilities. Read more…

Poultry euthanasia, disposal methods to control disease
Eradication of a foreign animal disease outbreak, like highly pathogenic avian influenza, requires the depopulation and disposal of all the poultry on the infected premises. Euthanasia with foam and in-house composting work well for floor-housed poultry, but caged layers require careful planning. Read more…

Poultry supply chain discusses antibiotics, consumer trust
Executives from Tyson Foods, Yum Brands and Costco Wholesale discussed the use of antibiotics in meat and poultry products and consumer trust during a panel discussion at the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) Antibiotics Symposium. Read more…

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Poultry wastewater turns scrubland into farmland
Claxton Poultry Farms has always focused on environmental stewardship, but almost 20 years ago its leadership made a conscious commitment to improve the performance of its poultry wastewater treatment through a renewed focus on water use and reuse operations. Read more…

Good poultry gut health needs a broad approach
Various scientific disciplines need to be involved if good poultry gut health is to be achieved in a commercial setting. Improving poultry gut health may need to take a new direction, wtih nutrition playing only part of an overall strategy. Read more…

Better Campylobacter detection needed to protect chicks
Campylobacter cultivation and detection methods to recover injured or stressed cells need to be greatly improved to allow for the development and implementation of more effective intervention strategies for poultry. Read more…

9 tips to control inflammatory process in broilers
Inflammatory process, which is also known as cellulitis, coliform cellulitis and infectious process, is a condition in broilers characterized by a diffuse subcutaneous cellulitis and subsequent infection. Learn nine ways to control inflammatory process.Read more…