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Poultry Health & Disease / Turkey Production / North America
on January 3, 2018

Top 10 turkey industry disease, health challenges

A survey of industry professionals and veterinarians found the retreat from antibiotic use is shrinking the already short supply of effective treatments for key health challenges.

Changing attitudes and policies toward the use of antibiotics and other antimicrobials are contributing to new and emergent health challenges in the turkey industry, according to National Turkey Federation (NTF) research.

The research was presented in an October 2017 report authored by Dr. Steven Clark, a poultry veterinarian with Devenish…

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