health & disease

PoultryCast update for January 28, 2010, Mycotoxin Management and Feeding Tips

It’s the biggest week of the year with the International Poultry Scientific Forum and the International Poultry Expo running Monday through Friday (January 25-29) at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. PoultryCast will be uploading presentations and conversations from IPE-IPSF in the days to come.

PoultryCast update for December 10, 2009, Senate Legislation Targets Pathogen-free Products, But Can It Be Done?

Is Pathogen-free possible? Legislators believe so with new requirements for testing in the mix. California Senator Feinstein said, "Food producers must be obligated to produce food that is free of pathogens. It is the responsibility of the food producer, not the consumer, to make sure our food safe to eat." National Chicken Council spokesman Richard Lobb covers current industry practices.

PoultryCast 0195, Senate Legislation Targets Pathogen-free Products, But Can It Be Done?

Download mp3PoultryCast 0195 Show Notes:
  • Legislation proposed by California Senator Diane Feinstein will require food producers to meet additional scrutiny in an effort to further insure food safety.  A conversation with National Chicken Council spokesman Richard Lobb covers current industry practices and the impact of the legislation, should it come to pass.

PoultryCast 0194, Harvest Issue #7 - Gibberella Mold Bad News For Poultry Growers

Download mp3PoultryCast 0194 Show Notes:
  • Serious Gibberella mold mold on this year's crop puts producers in a harvest-time storage quandry.  What will you do when the 'strip test' is positive?

PoultryCast 0183, Report on the U.K. Veterinary Practices Offers Advice For Improvement

Download mp3PoultryCast 0183 Show Notes:
  • Professor Philip Lowe of the University of Newcastle, England, discusses his findings in a report to U.K.

PoultryCast 0175, Bordetella Hinzii Shows It's True Identity

Download mp3PoultryCast 0175 Show Notes:
  • ARS researches in Ames, IA have uncovered the true disease potential of Bordetella Hinzii which for years has worked undercover as Bordetella Avium.  Dr. Karen Register and Robert Kunkle share their findings.

PoultryCast 0157, Antibiotic Resistance Development Science

PoultryCast 0157 Show Notes:

  • First it was layer cages, now California legislation to limit use of AGPs which closely follows similar legislation in Washington.  Iowa State's Scott Hurd talks about the science side of antibiotic resistance development.  

Lisa Katic - Food and Nutrition Policy: Are they getting the right message?

Food and Nutrition Policy: Are they getting the right message?

Lisa Katic, R.D., President, KConsulting.

NIAA 2009 Annual Meeting The Changing Face of Agriculture, March 31 - April 1, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

2009 The Changing Face of Agriculture Presentations

NIAA 2009 Annual Meeting The Changing Face of Agriculture, March 31 - April 1, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

PoultryCast 0152, Mass Depopulation and Disposal Issues for Producers

PoultryCast 0152 Show Notes:

  • Bud Malone discusses his presentation on Mass Depopulation and Disposal issues based on his experience in prior events.  Learn from his history and be prepared for a potential disaster
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