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Poultry Health & Disease


Why poultry water line purity is imperative

Using the right disinfectant properly key to pathogen control, especially for organic poultry producers
Since more than half of the end products sold by egg and poultry producers consist of water, making sure the water the birds drink is pure cannot be stressed enough, said Jesse McCoy, supervisor for Neogen’s water treatment business unit.
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Neetson, Kaul, Charlton to lead IPC working groups

They will chair the working groups on animal health and welfare, communication, food quality
Anne-Marie Neetson, Shaddrha Kaul and Erica Charlton have been unanimously elected as chairpersons for working groups (WGs) within the International Poultry Council (IPC).
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Zoetis expands vector vaccine portfolio with Poulvac Procerta HVT-IBD

Vaccine is designed for early protection against circulating IBD viruses
Zoetis has expanded its line of recombinant vector vaccines with the launch of Poulvac Procerta HVT-IBD, which provides early protection against the contemporary infectious bursal disease (IBD) viruses confronting U.S. broilers.
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South Korea culls 19 million poultry to control avian flu

About 15 million of those birds culled were chickens

Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Japan and South Korea in recent months have already resulted in the culling of almost 25 million poultry. With cases now confirmed in poultry in five states, the cost of these outbreaks are mounting in India. The disease has returned to Cambodia and Iraq, and there are new cases in Taiwan and Vietnam, but the situation has been resolved in the Philippines.

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