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Pilgrim’s veterinarian shares experiences with NAE production

Elizabeth Dale, DVM

Preparation, meticulous attention to sanitation and improved communication with both the hatchery staff and growers are critical for successfully raising broilers without antibiotics, Elizabeth Dale, DVM, head veterinarian for Pilgrim’s, told Poultry Health Today.

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Bioshuttle program helps control E. tenella outbreaks in pullets

Erin Riley, DVM, of Sanderson Farms

Administration of an in-feed anticoccidial after coccidiosis vaccination has helped alleviate outbreaks of Eimeria tenella in broiler breeder replacement stock, Erin Riley, DVM, of Sanderson Farms, told Poultry Health Today.

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When vaccinating broilers against Salmonella may be worthwhile

Manuel Da Costa, DVM, PhD

Vaccinating broilers is a big investment and may not be needed on all farms, but it can be a worthwhile move if there are high loads of Salmonella coming into the processing plant or an increase in the types of Salmonella that threaten human health, according to Manuel Da Costa, DVM, PhD, associate director for outcomes research, Zoetis.

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Effective biosecurity requires addressing the culture of a company

Gregorio Rosales, DVM, PhD

Effective biosecurity on poultry farms requires developing the kind of culture that motivates everyone in the company to adhere to the procedures that protect flocks from infectious disease, Gregorio Rosales, DVM, PhD, an independent poultry consultant, told Poultry Health Today.

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