Antimicrobials in Poultry News
News published on November 10, 2017:
The World Health Organization is recommending that farmers and the food industry stop using antibiotics routinely to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals.
The new WHO recommendations aim to ...
News published on November 1, 2017:
Immediately following the news that sales of antibiotics to treat and prevent disease in UK farm livestock have achieved a record low following a 27% reduction over the past two years, targe...
News published on May 31, 2017:
Veterinary solutions company SANPHAR recently introduced Stalosan F, a broad-spectrum disinfectant produced by Danish agricultural firm Vitfoss, to the Vietnamese market.
Stalosan F considerably re...
News published on September 23, 2016:
The 2nd International Symposium on Alternatives to Antibiotics (ATA): Challenges and Solutions in Animal Production, will take place at the World Organisation in Animal Health in Paris, from December 12th to 15...
News published on October 20, 2015:
At a time when the reduction of antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) is a key consideration for domestic and import markets, Senior Scientist from the animal nutrition division of DuPont Industrial Bioscien...
News published on February 19, 2013:
More restrictions on antibiotic use in food animals are inevitable, and the search for alternatives has to take into account the integrity of both the upper and lower intestinal tracts. A shift in the understan...
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News published on January 18, 2013:
Antimicrobial or antibiotic resistance is an emotive and often misunderstood topic. It is a subject that many, including governments, academics and consumers, use as a stick to beat our industry&...
News published on June 1, 2011:
Belgium's Ghent University launched a new web application allowing livestock producers and veterinarians to measure levels of antibiotic usage on the farms - and how to compare this to peers, Flemish agricultur...
News published on May 6, 2010:
1) Which is the most debated issue nowadays in Poultry Nutrition? Which is your opinion about it?
I think the most debated issue nowadays in poultry is the use of antimicrobial drugs as feed additive. We all u...
News published on August 10, 2009:
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria can persist in chicken manure that is intended for use as a fertilizer on farm fields.
Large piles of aging chicken manure to be used as fertilizer on farm crops can house bacte...