Article published the March 17, 2021
Background Avian influenza (AI) is an infectious viral disease that mainly affects the respiratory or digestive system. The avian influenza viruses (AIV) affect different species of wild and domestic birds . They belong to the Orthomyxoviridae family, having a single stranded RNA genome composed of eight segments that code for more than 11 viral proteins. The Hemagglutinin (HA) and the neuramin ...
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You may wish checking a very recent paper published in Poultry Science, Poult. Sci., (2014) 93:132-137 on the effect of essential oils and plant extracts on broiler production.
Article published the March 9, 2021
Salmonellosis is one of the major foodborne diseases in developed countries . It is known to be closely related to the consumption of contaminated food of animal origin, including eggs and poultry meat [2,3]. Salmonella enteritidis phage type 6 (PT6) is suspected to be the cause of epidemics of foodborne diseases in many countries . Other severe outbreaks of S. enteritidis PT1 ...
Article published the July 17, 2018
The bursa of Fabricius (BF) is a lymphoid organ, of lympho-epithelial structure. It is a site of B lymphocyte repertoire differentiation and maturation, located in the dorsal terminal part of the cloacae of the birds (Toivanen, et al 1987; Alloui & Sellaoui 2012).
The BF is the essential (primary) target of Gumboro disease virus (IBDV). This disease manifests as acute and subcli ...
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Dr. Greg Mathis (Southern Poultry Research) talks about the two main diseases in poultry and explains how to control them, during the 5th IHSIG Symposium on Poultry Intestinal Health in Bangkok, Thailand.
Participation in Forum on August 4, 2017
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Article published the June 29, 2015
Avian coccidiosis is a global parasitic disease characterized with heavy health and economic impacts. Control of this disease is based essentially on chemoprevention using coccidiostats additives and more recently on immunization. Vaccine efficacy is variable and may in some circumstances be restricted, which led to the development of novel protocols that would improve vaccination ef ...
Article published the May 27, 2015
Chicken infectious bronchitis is a worldwide infectious disease affecting different poultry sectors. It was first described in 1931 in young chickens in the United States (Butcher et al., 2002). It is caused by several serotypes of Coronavirus (IBV) which are variably distributed. Some emerging variants spread from country or primary foyer where they are isolated to another (Rafiei e ...
Article published the May 14, 2015
Inclusion body hepatitis (IBH) was first described in 1963 in the USA (Helmboldt and Frazier, 1963). Then after, the disease has been reported in many countries worldwide. It is a sporadic disease condition caused by several serotypes of fowl adenoviruses (Franco et al., 1974; Ferran, 2000; Fitzgerald, 2008; Gomis et al., 2006; Choi et al., 2012; Dar et al., 2012).
The syndrome char ...
Article published the July 3, 2014
The industrialization of poultry husbandry and the improvement of feed nutritional efficiency have accelerated the introduction of feed additives which became widely used in animal feed for many decades. The objective outlined by scientists, is to increase production (eggs, meat) while maintaining animals in good health. The use of antibiotics in poultry feed as a growth promoter is ...