health & disease

Dr. Pat Wakenell - Welfare: The Husbandry-Health Link: The poultry perspective


Welfare: The Husbandry-Health Link: The poultry perspective - Dr. Pat Wakenell, Purdue University, from NIAA's One Health: Implications for Animal Agriculture, March 15 - 17, 2010, Kansas City, MO, USA.

Dr. Patricia Curtis - Food Safety Issues for Salmonella in Eggs and Egg Products


Food Safety Issues for Salmonella in Eggs and Egg Products - Dr. Patricia Curtis, Auburn University, from NIAA's One Health: Implications for Animal Agriculture, March 15 - 17, 2010, Kansas City, MO, USA.

PoultryCast update for May 6, 2010, Why Agro-Terrorism Is Limited

PoultryCast® Conversations

Why Agro-Terrorism Is Limited

MP3 fileDavid Silverberg, Founding Editor of Homeland Security Today magazine, responds to the audience question of why the food supply has not been targeted.

PoultryCast update for April 22, 2010, Evaluating Enzyme Effectiveness - Steps You Can Take

U.S. Poultry will return to Russia after negotiators agreed to provide supplies which had not been treated with a chlorine rinse to reduce Salmonella. The story was covered in the St. Petersburg Times.

It’s interesting to note the article mentions the renewed effort to increase domestic meat production in Russia. “President Dmitry Medvedev signed a new 'food security' doctrine in February, calling for, among other things, 85 percent of all meat consumed in the country to be produced domestically. In January, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Russia would be able to cease all poultry imports by 2015.” There are, of course, many forms of trade restrictions.

PoultryCast 0216, Food Borne Mycotoxins, The Threat To Poultry

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  • A conversation with Dr. Trevor Smith, University of Guelph, on his Mycotoxin presentation at the Midwest Poultry Federation Convention, Food Borne Mycotoxins; The Threat To Poultry.

PoultryCast update for March 11, 2010, Should You Rely on Bushel Weight as a Prime Feed Quality Factor?

Poor feed quality will likely play a role in industry productivity throughout the United States in the coming months. The Poultry Science Association warns nutritionists who rely on bushel weight as a prime factor for assessing quality may be missing an important part of the quality-evaluation picture.

“Adverse growing conditions and the potential for reduced bushel weight are one component of the corn quality equation. Unfortunately, determining a precise relationship between variability in bushel weight and the nutritional value of corn is problematic,” said Dr. Mike Lilburn, a poultry nutritionist in The Ohio State University’s Department of Animal Sciences.

PoultryCast 0212, AVMA Weighs In On Antibiotic Resistance Development

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Conversations from the 2010 International Poultry Expo


Convention conversations from the 2010 International Poultry Expo, January 27-29, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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