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Poultry Health & Disease

The latest articles, analysis and information on managing poultry flock health and preventing costly diseases, such as Newcastle, Salmonella and avian flu for chickens, turkeys, laying hens and broilers from the editors of WATT PoultryUSA, Poultry International and Egg Industry magazines.


MSD Animal Health partners with Vinovo

Merck announced a partnership agreement with Vinovo B.V., to provide a new standard in safe and effective in ovo vaccination at the VIV Europe World Expo.
MSD and Vinovo team-up to efficiently and effectively protect against highly infectious poultry diseases.
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Pharmgate Animal Health unveils innovative new website

New Pharmgate Animal Health Website is designed to help provide producers, veterinarians and nutritionists with crucial tools and information
Pharmgate Animal Health has launched a new website in tandem with updated corporate branding to reflect the company’s mission to be an innovative partner for producers, veterinarians, and nutritionists.
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Virulent Newcastle disease cases continue in California

10 cases have been reported, nine of which occurred in San Bernardino County
The number of virulent Newcastle disease cases in California backyard flocks continues to grow, according to reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).
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9 keys for a successful coccidia vaccination program

Managing coccidia using a live vaccine requires a different mindset, as well as more intense husbandry, than using a chemical-based program.
Coccidia is a nuisance that’s both pervasive in broiler houses and difficult to control in antibiotic-free operations. Vaccination is a key tool against the disease, but its effectiveness depends on proper administration and management.
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