Salmonella, Campylobacter infection routes in broilers
The pathogenic bacteria can spread through a number of bodily routes and infect a large portion of the flock if unchecked.
Newly hatched broiler chicks can be exposed to significant levels of both Salmonella and Campylobacter in the hatching cabinet, the hatchery and the broiler house. Exposure of chicks to Salmonella and Campylobacteris critical because the bird lacks a mature gut microflora and is highly susceptible to colonization by the…
Read the full article in WATT PoultryUSA August 2018