Biosecurity is one of the tools used for the epidemiology control of the main poultry diseases, including Avian Influenza. The term "biosecurity" includes the set of measures and husbandry practice...
Author : Dr. Jose Quesada Fox, International Manager IASA
Publication date: 10/25/2012
Having a reliable supply of healthy day-old broiler chicks is fundamental to the operation of any broiler enterprise. Accomplishing this goal depends on healthy breeders, i.e., no breeders ...
Author : Dr. Guillermo Zavala (Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Univers...
Publication date: 07/23/2012
Introduction Salmonellosis is a globally distributed foodborne disease significant impact on public health. More than 2500 serotypes of Salmonella have been identified (4) and Salmonella En...
Author : Himel Barua, Jens Peter Christensen, Henrik Christensen, Ina Lucilia Lindblom and Magne Bisgaa...
Publication date: 11/24/2011
ABSTRACT Mycotoxins are contaminants of many cereals and derivatives used as ingredients in poultry diets. They are considered secondary metabolites produced by fungi that develop well in tropical climate...
Author : Carlos A. Mallmann (LAMIC); Paulo Dilkin ; Adriano Olnei Mallmann ; Alexandro Marchioro
Publication date: 12/02/2011
Over time the Avian Influenza virus (AIV) has shown to be a constant threat to rural livelihoods, avian production and human health, because it mutates very frequently and h...
Author : Alejandro Garcia. Ph.D. (Laboratorios Avilab)
Publication date: 11/04/2011
Salmonella monitoring and control is a priority in the EU. Control strategies have been implemented on a voluntary basis but are also imposed by various authorities. Obligatory ...
Author : Richard Ducatelle, Freddy Haesebrouck and Filip Van Immerseel (Ghent University)
Publication date: 12/30/2011
Intestinal health and immunity is the most critical system to manage in order to optimize performance in today´s commercial poultry. The development and maturation of the GI tract can be i...
Author : Dr. Timothy S. Cummings, DVM, MS, ACPV (Mississippi State University)
Publication date: 09/23/2011
Colibacillosis, caused by avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC), is a costly disease affecting all facets of the poultry industry. Recent completion of the APEC and chicken genomes has made it ...
Author : Lisa K. Nolan, DVM, PhD (Iowa State University), Catherine M. Logue, PhD, MIFST
Publication date: 05/30/2012
Avian coccidiosis is a common parasitic disease of broiler chickens caused by single protozoan parasite of the genus Eimeria that infect the intestinal tract and is transmitted among the birds ...
Author : Andres Montoya, Marco Quiroz (Novus)
Publication date: 05/31/2013
Trace minerals are required to ensure the health and productivity of livestock species. However, requirements are poorly defined in most species and our understanding of the relationship betwee...
Author : D. Camacho-Fernández, M.K. Manangi*, T. Hampton*, P. Fisher*, S. Carter*, J.D. Richards*, M. V...
Publication date: 05/31/2013