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Measuring vaccine application and field virus exposure

A new genomic test provides feedback on uniformity of vector vaccine administration in poultry flocks and another can provide data on the level of field virus challenge on a farm.
Learn how a new genomic test provides feedback on uniformity of vector vaccine administration in poultry flocks and another can provide data on the level of field virus challenge on a farm
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Salmonella prevention requires integrated approach

Pathogen problems can arise anywhere, from the breeding stock to the processing plant.
Minimizing the presence of Salmonella on poultry products is not just the responsibility of those at the processing plant. It requires the attention from people from every stage of the supply chain.
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NSF animal wellness standards aim for global uniformity

The public health and safety organization developed standards to help its clients doing business internationally fulfill animal welfare pledges.
When companies like restaurant chains, foodservice operators and food processors make animal welfare commitments, meeting those pledges can be challenging.
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Ascus plans poultry endomicrobial feed additive launch

Full genetic sequencing of more than 6,000 poultry gastrointestinal tract samples create a highly tailored poultry feed supplement.
By better understanding the relationship between the microbiome and its hosts processes, Ascus Biosciences has created a new feed additives category, endomicrobials, which comprise novel, beneficial microbes that live symbiotically within selected species to enhance productivity, efficiency and well-being.
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5 keys to successful antibiotic-free poultry production

Find out how to promote the health of birds in no-antibiotics-ever broiler production
There are five guiding principles to successful antibiotic-free poultry production, according to Charles Hofacre, president, Southern Poultry Research Group and University of Georgia professor emeritus.
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