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Biosecurity

The latest information, protocols and research on farm biosecurity to keep contagious diseases and pests from entering livestock farms and spreading to neighboring producers from the editors of WATT PoultryUSA, Poultry International, Egg Industry and Pig International magazines. Topics include risk assessment, risk management and risk communication strategies.

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Diamond V at 75: Focus on swine health at World Pork Expo

Changes in the regulation of antibiotics are affecting pork production around the world, especially for integrated food companies and countries that export pork, says Dr. Y.K. Kwan, a veterinarian with feed industry experience who provides technical services for Diamond V partners and customers in Southeast Asia.
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9 biosecurity tips for pastured poultry flocks

Learn proactive steps to increase biosecurity on the farm by planning ahead of the chicks' arrival and through day-to-day management.
Biosecurity plans and practices revolve around the idea of prevention rather than treatment, and reducing opportunities for contamination on a poultry farm.
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4th Animine Asian Distributors Meeting in Bangkok

In March, Animine hosted its annual Asian Distributors Meeting in Bangkok. This workshop was an opportunity for the participants to exchange about the latest experimental results and applications of HiZox and CoRouge.
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Virulent Newcastle disease confirmed in US backyard flock

Case in Los Angeles County, California, is the first occurrence of Newcastle disease in the U.S. in 15 years
The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) on May 18 confirmed the presence of virulent Newcastle disease in a small flock of backyard exhibition chickens in Los Angeles County, California.
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New program aims to reduce agricultural pests

Programs in Saskatchewan, Canada, to reduce threats from invasive plants, animals, diseases
Under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, producers and rural municipalities will have access to new programming to help reduce threats from agricultural pests with the new Pest Biosecurity Program.
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Aviagen UK hosts Nippon Chunky delegation in Scotland

Aviagen and Nippon Chunky recently celebrated half a century of collaboration and success
Aviagen UK recently extended a warm welcome to longstanding customer Nippon Chunky, Japan’s exclusive Ross distributor, who visited Edinburgh on April 16 and 17. The Aviagen team engaged with Nippon Chunky and three of its customers – Abe Farm, Prifoods and Iishi -- in productive information-sharing discussions and relationship-strengthening activities.
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