Parasitic diseases in poultry News
News published on October 13, 2021:
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...
News published on January 5, 2021:
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...
News published on September 5, 2016:
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...
News published on July 21, 2011:
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 ...
Dr. Plamen Nikolov, Vitfoss
News published on September 26, 2008:
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...
Norwegian School of Veterinary Science news
News published on April 4, 2008:
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...
Farmers Weekly Interactive
News published on March 14, 2008:
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...
University of Florida IFAS
News published on November 7, 2007:
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...
News published on October 2, 2007:
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 ...
USDA Agricultural Research Service
News published on September 5, 2007:
Bacteria which live symbiotically inside the blood-sucking pests called red poultry mites could be a new and effective target to prevent the spread of Salmonella and similar pathogens in chickens, turkeys and o...