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Webinar: How to succeed in the strategic control of Mycoplasma Gallisepticum

4/29/20 6:00 am CDT

AgNet Webinar Series logoRegister to learn how to improve mycoplasma prevention control programs to help raise MG-free birds.

Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) control frequently remains an unsolved challenge in commercial egg layer and broiler breeder operations. Despite implementation of control programs by poultry veterinarians, technical personnel and producers, flock health and economics are severely impacted by Mycoplasma outbreaks. In this webinar, Dr. Naola Ferguson will share practical interventions based on selecting and combining current tools to Elanco_logoimprove Mycoplasma prevention control programs to help raise MG-free birds.

This webinar will broadcast at: 6:00 AM CDT (Chicago) / 12:00 PM BST (London) / 7:00 PM CST (Beijing).

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  1. Effective Mycoplasma programs tailored for different challenge situations.
  2. The value of live and inactivated Mycoplasma vaccines in the same program.
  3. Using both live vaccines and antibiotics - Antagonistic or synergistic effect on Mycoplasma control?

This webinar is sponsored by Elanco and is presented by WATTAgNet and WATT Global Media.

 


 

Speaker Info:
 

Noel headshotNaola M. Ferguson-Noel, DVM, MAM, PHD, associate professor at University of Georgia

Dr. Ferguson is currently an associate professor at the Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center (PDRC) at the University of Georgia. She received her DVM at the University of the West Indies followed by her Masters of Avian Medicine and PhD in Medical Microbiology at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Ferguson’s research focus is avian mycoplasma diagnostics, epidemiology, pathogenicity and vaccination. In addition to research, Dr. Ferguson oversees the avian mycoplasma and molecular bacteriology diagnostic service at PDRC; she also regularly conducts workshops and continuing education seminars.