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on January 26, 2017

The future of poultry health: New and old challenges

Experts predict the major poultry health challenges over the next few decades will be caused by endemic avian influenza and Newcastle viruses, cage-free egg production, and antibiotic-free growing programs.

Two focal points of avian health in the future will be viruses – such as avian influenza and Newcastle – that have become endemic in some regions, and the impact of new trends in poultry and egg production, experts say.

In developed countries, diseases such as avian influenza and exotic…

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