Anna Catharina Berge
PhD in Comparative Pathology
As a veterinary epidemiologist with a focus on preventive veterinary medicine, I provide consultancy and expertise in production animal health with focus on the young animals
PhD in Comparative Pathology
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Brian Fairchild (University of Georgia) offered details of his research on the impact of acidified water treatment during feed and water withdrawal on the recovery of Salmonella from broiler crops and ceca, during IPPE 2018 in Atlanta, USA.
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Manuel Da Costa (Zoetis) commented on trials done with five serotypes to improve poultry protection, during IPPE 2020 in Atlanta, USA.
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Rocío Crespo (NC State University) explained the main factors involved in collecting and analyzing surveillance data of IBV in poultry farms, during IPPE 2020 in Atlanta, USA.
Participation in Forum on March 16, 2020
I was waiting to hear about some potential feed additives to combat Salmonella, but unfortunately I did not hear about that.
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Todd Applegate (University of Georgia) talked about the transition to NAE (No Antibiotics Ever) in poultry production, as well as advances in nutrition against bacterial diseases, during IPPE 2020 in Atlanta, USA.
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Wilmer Pacheco (Auburn University) discussed his research on possible contamination of animal finished feeds and his recommendations on the subject, during IPPE 2020 in Atlanta, USA.
Participation in Forum on February 7, 2018
Is there no data available on systems were dry cow therapy has not been used? Considering we are moving to systems without prophylactic antimicrobial use, these questions become very pertinent.
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We have a renewed interest in the optimal dry period length for dairy cows. The average dry period length in the US is 57 days but variation exists. DHIA data say that on average, 13% of cows are dry less than 40 days and 26% are dry more than 70 days. The dry period allows the udder to go through a period of involution and ensures that the numbers of mammary cells continue to increase normally d ...
Participation in Forum on November 20, 2017
The key to a production system that does not need antibiotics to have healthy animals, is to correct the disease of the production system. A first step is to identify the areas in the production system that stresses, Tthe animals, does not meet their nutritional needs or social needs. Simply looking for alternative Products to medicate the system is not the right approach. It is important to go in ...
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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 help preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics that are important for human medicine by reducing their unnecessary use in animals. In some countries, approximately 80% of total consumption o ...
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Location:Vollezele, Brabant, Belgium
Profile: Professional
Professional Title: PhD in Comparative Pathology
Anna Catharina Berge is a Swedish veterinarian with expertise in food animal production, Salmonella, E. coli, antimicrobial resistance, epidemiology ...
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