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Broilers & Layers / Poultry Health & Disease
on May 4, 2018

Broiler respiratory tracts: a route for Salmonella?

Dust inside the growout house should be considered as a potential Salmonella transmission route.

Salmonella is a persistent food safety risk the poultry industry is trying to control in every step from hatching to processing. One potential infection route worth considering is the airborne route.  

Salmonella in dust during growout

Salmonella can be spread throughout the litter in a broiler house by several mechanisms…

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