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Poultry Health & Disease

RVC receives research funding to help safeguard human, animal health

Researchers at The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) will receive three new grants for Knowledge Exchange from Research England’s Connecting Capability Fund. These three grants, which total nearly £1 million, will be used to fund studies that combat infectious diseases and antibiotic resistance. 
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Identifying biomarkers for poultry intestinal health

On-farm diagnosis may be not that far away with simple-to-use tool that would allow more targeted interventions.
A simple-to-use tool would help in the assessment of gut health. There are numerous markers that could be used as an indication of gut health, allowing treatments to be more targeted.
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Taiwan’s battle against avian flu continues

Three new cases are reported in Asian country
The only state officially reporting new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) over the past week is Taiwan, but the authorities and poultry farmers in Mexico have been meeting to discuss measures to bring about the control the disease situation across the country.
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Poultry industry veteran Charles DeLap joins BV Science sales team

Charles DeLap has joined BV Science as a Sales Representative. Charles has a BS degree in Animal Science from Arkansas State University. He has extensive experience in the animal health field and was most recently with Roxell (for over 9 years) in various sales and marketing roles. Prior to that, Charles worked for Aviagen, Cargill and Conagra.
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