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on September 14, 2022

Darkling beetle control could prevent Salmonella in poultry

Insects are an often-forgotten pathogen vector.

Darkling beetles are a vector for foodborne pathogens, including Salmonella and E. coli, and poultry diseases like Marek’s disease, infectious bronchitis and blackhead disease.

In addition, during bad infestations, darkling beetles have been known to destroy the insulation of poultry houses and bite birds, which can cause scars on…

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