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Australia: Quarantined chickens to be euthanised
A flock of fancy chickens, currently housed in a secure quarantine facility, will be euthanised because the birds are infected with an exotic strain of Salmonella that cannot be effectively treated. The syndicate behind the importation, the Australian Rare Poultry Importation Syndicate Inc (ARPIS), ...
MSD announces broiler ‘Convenience Program’
MSD Animal Health has announced its’ Convenience Program, an innovative disease prevention initiative that gives broilers protection against respiratory diseases earlier in their life cycle with no impact on weight gain. The program allows poultry producers to improve their respiratory disease contr...
Control of SE in the US egg industry
Salmonella is and remains an important issue in the poultry industry. Egg and meat producers work hard to control this bacteria to guarantee these products to be safe food for humans. Intensive prevention programmes prove to be successful but it has a cost. The US egg production industry, working co...
Keep poultry processing free from Salmonella
A major place where cross contamination of poultry products can easily take place is in the processing plant. It is of great importance to minimise such microbial contamination, especially in relation to any foodborne pathogens, such as Salmonella. Processing of Salmonella-positive flocks The...