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Vets shift priorities in face of new infectious diseases

Prevention, control and surveillance will be important strategies to protect human and animal health against emerging pandemics.
Modern veterinary care in poultry facilities should be focused on the prevention, control and surveillance of infectious diseases, Mark Bienhoff, explained at the 2020 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) on Wednesday, January 29, in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Animal agriculture capable of ‘global cooling’

Opponents of livestock and poultry production need to know scientific facts about greenhouse gasses
People who are opposed to animal agriculture have for a long time pointed their fingers at the industry for its harmful impact on the environment and have claimed that it is largely responsible for global warming.
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Lighting considerations to improve broiler welfare

The Broiler Welfare Panel covered natural vs. artificial light as well as the optimal duration of daily light.
A trio of welfare experts discussed the impact of light on broiler wellbeing on Thursday, January 31 at the Broiler Welfare Panel, presented by Watt Poultry USA and co-located with the 2020 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Australian per capita meat consumption declining. Why?

Vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian trends all play a factor, as do the ages of consumer groups
Per capita meat consumption – particularly red meat consumption – is trending downward in Australia, attendees of the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta were told.
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