Certified organic poultry operations must establish and maintain preventative livestock health care practices, which may include temporary confinement under conditions that could jeopardize animals' health, safety or well-being.
Flock of chickens at commercial breeding operation in Georgia tested positive for H7, presumptive low-pathogenic avian influenza, marking the state's first confirmation of the virus.
Scientists in Denmark succeed in finding genes that control phytase activity in cereal grains.
Antibody production fails to clear campylobacter within lifetime of commercial broiler chicken.
Commercial company in Pickens County, Ala., finds low-pathogenic avian influenza during routine screening.
Commercial poultry flock in Christian County, Ky., confirmed with H7N9 LPAI; Alabama and Tennessee flocks depopulated.
New vaccine created by inserting a gene from ILT virus into B1 Newcastle disease vaccine.
Wild ducks and shorebirds do not appear to carry Newcastle disease viruses that sicken or kill poultry.
Commercial breeder flock of 55,000 chickens is located within 3 km of first Tennessee case.