NEW STRATEGIES FOR
ENHANCING POULTRY VALUE
Coccidiosis vaccination is put to the test
Why are researchers investigating the role of alpha-toxin in the development of necrotic enteritis? Two scientists share their insights.
Marc Coulier of Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health says it's gratifying to see how laboratory research yields practical and profitable results in the field.
Foz do iguaçu , Brazil
At a recent intestinal health seminar, a leading poultry-industry trend watcher said the future is bright for producers open to trying new ideas for solving old problems.
Vaccination more effective than anticoccidial drugs
'Bio-antibiotics' improve feed conversion
Intestinal Health Center website offers rich content, dynamic features
Check out the Intestinal Health Center for Poultry website — a virtual treasure chest of online information assembled by the editors of Intestinal Health magazine and Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health.
Thought-provoking quotes from nutritionists, disease specialists and trend-watchers
Beware of new reovirus infection
Poultry producers in the EU are cautioned to be on the lookout for a new form of reovirus infection that has a special affinity for the gut and leads to high mortality in young broilers, in addition to significant production losses in birds that survive.
Late coccidiosis challenge has 'profound' impact on profits
In this special report, Intestinal Health looks at the most recent research on late-breaking, subclinical coccidiosis and how results in the lab are consistent with what's happening in the real world.
Field experience shows perils of late coccidiosis challenge
Real-world experience is corroborating research indicating that a coccidiosis challenge late during the production cycle takes a far more serious toll on broilers and the producer's wallet than an early coccidiosis challenge.
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