News published on February 26, 2018
On April 16-18, 2018, the Hot Weather Management Workshop will be conducted at the Oconee County Civic Center in Watkinsville, Georgia, a few miles from the University of Georgia. This intensive training program has been specifically designed for those who want to learn more about the design and management of modern poultry houses. The workshop consists of lectures as well as hands on group exerci ...
Article published the July 27, 2016
Infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) is a highly contagious respiratory disease of chickens and is responsible for significant economic losses in the poultry industry worldwide; it is caused by Gallid herpesvirus-1 (GaHV-1), commonly known as infectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV). In the United States the disease is controlled by vaccination with live attenuated vaccines, recombinant viral vecto ...
News published on February 24, 2016
On April 18-20, 2016, The Hot Weather Management Workshop will be conducted at the Oconee County Civic Center in Watkinsville, Georgia, a few miles from the University of Georgia.
This intensive training program has been specifically designed for those who want to learn more about the design and management of modern poultry houses. The workshop consists of lectures as well as hands on group exerc ...
Article published the February 1, 2015
Infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) is a disease of economic significance for the poultry industry because it induces high mortality, delayed growth, increased feed conversion, occasionally increased condemnations, and drops in egg production and egg size because of temporary reduction in feed intake. ILT is also a major concern because it is suspected to synergize the impact of pathogens tha ...
Participation in Forum on July 3, 2013
This image has no evidence of acute infection with infectious laryngotracheitis virus. I would recommend to always select acutely affected chickens (birds that are starting with the infection; or birds that are still expressing clinical signs) instead of terminally ill or dead chickens. This will increase your chances of detecting the lesions you are looking for.
This member gave a presentation on February 2, 2013
At the following event:
2013 University of Georgia International Poultry Short Course
Article published the July 23, 2012
While broiler breeders are chickens, and they are susceptible to the same diseases that affect other chickens (broilers, layers, purebred, small flock, etc.), they tend to have specific diseases with only a few in common with those of other types of chickens. Exceptions, based on our diagnostic accessions, are coccidiosis and infectious laryngotracheitis, which are diseases that hav ...
Video published on April 20, 2012
News published on January 16, 2012
New research from the University of Georgia indicates that multivalent vaccination can hinder immunity against infectious laryngotracheitis.
Producers should reduce the number and diversity of live-virus vaccines given in the field when also vaccinating for infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT), investigators from the University of Georgia advise.
In their study, Dr. Guillermo Z ...
Article published the November 24, 2011
Viral respiratory diseases of significance are caused by only a handful of viruses represented by Newcastle disease virus (NDV), infectious bronchitis virus (IBV), infectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV), avian metapneumovirus (MPV), and avian influenza virus (AIV). Despite the relatively small number of types of viruses circulating in the fi ...