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Poultry production, welfare tips for enhancing meat quality

Insights and strategies on improving meat quality to increase poultry performance and production profits. Sponsored by Cobb-Vantress.
Insights and strategies on improving meat quality to increase poultry performance and production profits. Sponsored by Cobb-Vantress.
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Avian flu confirmed in Kazakhstan

Russia and Vietnam also report new cases of avian influenza
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been identified as the cause of poultry mortalities in several reports of Kazakhstan, while new outbreaks are reported in nearby regions of Russia. The disease has also returned to northern Vietnam after a short absence.
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How clean is your poultry processing plant?

Study establishes Salmonella persistence on processing equipment even after sanitation
Even with strict adherence to cleaning and sanitation protocols, Salmonella enterica may be surviving in poultry processing plants presenting a risk of cross contamination.
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Five strategies for optimizing poultry production

Tips for enhancing animal performance and poultry production to save time and money. Sponsored by Evonik.
Tips for enhancing animal performance and poultry production to save time and money. Sponsored by Evonik.
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Infectious Bronchitis: Evolving Strategies for an Evolving Virus

The evolution of infectious bronchitis virus is a continuing challenge for the poultry industry. Finding the right combination of vaccines to cross-protect is often critical to success. Sponsored by Poultry Health Today.
The evolution of infectious bronchitis virus is a continuing challenge for the poultry industry. Finding the right combination of vaccines to cross-protect is often critical to success. Sponsored by Poultry Health Today.
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Emphasizing One Health can boost consumer trust in poultry

Poultry producers need to not only apply the principles of One Health, but they need to communicate this compliance with consumers to build consumer trust.
Following One Health principals can help poultry producers protect their flocks’, consumers’ and the planet’s health, but communicating its value can help build consumer trust in poultry meat.
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Australia, Taiwan report avian flu in commercial poultry

New cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) are reported in laying hens and emus in Australia, as well as among native chickens in Taiwan. The disease has returned to Russia’s Siberia, and a mild form of the virus has been detected again in South African ostriches after a one-year absence.
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