Parasitic diseases in poultry News

News published on April 28, 2022:

Free webinar - Bugs, Biome and Breeding: Improving Laying Hen Welfare

  The Poultry Extension Collaborative (PEC) brings you the webinar "Bugs, Biome and Breeding: Improving Laying Hen Welfare" on May 17th, from 9 to 12 am EST, via Zoom.      Attendance is ...
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News published on October 13, 2021:

Two posters on the effects of resin acids to broiler chickens presented in the WPC2021 virtual platform

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a real challenge for many international events, including scientific congresses. The 26th World Poultry Congress (WPC) was supposed to take place in Paris, France, in 2020 but t...
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News published on January 5, 2021:

Mapping Histomoniasis Outbreaks Reveals Increased Risk of Housing Chickens Within 1 Mile of Turkey Flocks - Interpretive Summary

by Sam Shafer Preventing disease transmission between flocks is a major goal of the poultry industry. One threat to bird health is the protozoan Histomonas meleagridis, which causes a disease called histomonia...
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News published on September 5, 2016:

Poultry veterinarians will gather for update on latest health issues at WVPA Asia Meeting

On 20-21st October, Asian poultry veterinarians and poultry health scientists will be meeting in Manila, Philippines, to listen to experts from around the world speak about the latest developments in the diagno...
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News published on July 21, 2011:

Update on Stalosan trials proved the benefits again

New test and trial results Perhaps the most important result we got recently is the Stalosan efficacy against poultry blood mites. Mites are worldwide spread and considered as the most economically important ...
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Dr. Plamen Nikolov, Vitfoss
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News published on September 26, 2008:

The incidence of coccidia in broilers is increasing

Coccidia are single-celled intestinal parasites that currently represent one of the greatest challenges to the broiler industry. To keep the level of infection low, farmers commonly add coccidia-inhibiting chem...
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Norwegian School of Veterinary Science news
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News published on April 4, 2008:

Red mite may spread salmonella in poultry flocks

Red mites could be a potential source of salmonella transmission between birds and flocks, according to one biosecurity expert."While it is well known that mites can transmit diseases such as fowl cholera, fowl...
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Farmers Weekly Interactive
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News published on March 14, 2008:

Intestinal Parasites in Backyard Chicken Flocks

Intestinal parasites (worms) are very common in chickens in the backyard type poultry flocks. The presence of a few parasites do not usually cause a problem. However, large numbers can have a devastating effect...
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University of Florida IFAS
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News published on November 7, 2007:

Skystar Receives Award for Avian Coccidiosis Vaccine Project

Skystar Bio- Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., a leading bio-pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China today announced that the Company was awarded the National High Technology Industrialization Pilot Pr...
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PR Newswire
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News published on October 2, 2007:

Curbing Coccidiosis in Chickens

Each year, U.S. poultry producers raise about 7 billion broilers. They use a combination of antibiotics and vaccines to protect these birds from infectious diseases. Antibiotics are critical to ongoing efforts ...
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USDA Agricultural Research Service
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