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on March 7, 2018

Disease challenges of cage-free egg production

Disease and emerging pathogens present cage-free egg producers with challenges that may require changes in operational practices.

A survey of the Association of Veterinarians in Egg Production presented at the United States Animal Health Association annual meeting in October 2017 by Dr. Eric Gingerich, technical services specialist of poultry with Diamond V, gave interesting insights into the issues facing producers of cage-free eggs. Coccidiosis and…

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