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New Challenges in Intestinal Health Management
Future success for EU poultry companies requires focus on consumer trends, quality
Disease-control methods such as vaccination and other tools that reduce antibiotic usage and nurture the consumer’s view of poultry meat as a safe, high quality and socially conscious product will contribute to the success of European poultry companies in the future, according to a leading poultry consultant and strategist.
Necrotic enteritis outbreaks in broilers stop after vaccination of hens with clostridium toxoid
Outbreaks of necrotic enteritis in conventional broiler flocks stopped after breeder hens were vaccinated with a new clostridium toxoid vaccine, Dr. Neil Ambrose said at the European Poultry Conference held last fall in Verona, Italy.
Renowned parasitologist Peter Long remembered
Last October, sad news slowly spread throughout the world’s poultry industry. Renowned poultry parasitologist Peter Leslie Long had died at age 78 after a short illness.
Oocyst-counting method ensures proper administration of Paracox-5
A practical method of counting oocysts after the first shedding in birds vaccinated with Paracox-5 has proved to be an excellent method for assessing the effectiveness of vaccine administration.
Asking tough questions
How should European poultry producers fight growing competition from inexpensive frozen imports? Should producers seek more protectionist policies? Or should they rethink their strategies to become more competitive?
In the eye of the beholder
Eimeria is the object of Dr. Ralph Marshall's fascinationTo an outsider, studying Eimeria for a living is a far-from-glamorous job, but parasitologist Dr. Ralph Marshall considers the object of his work attractive, mysterious, clever and challenging. He even has a favorite coccidial species - Eimeria tenella.
Passing The So What Test
Genetic studies of Eimeria could lead to big breakthroughs in coccidiosis control.
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