The poultry world is made up of two very distinct sides. One is the multibillion-dollar commercial poultry industry that supplies high-quality, reasonably priced protein to the US and much of the rest of the world.
New discovery could have important implications for food safety.
Gene editing technique enables rapid generation of vaccines that can protect against DEV while keeping up with changing flu strains circulating.
Experiments testing hybrid method of animal carcass disposal following animal health emergencies could point the way toward safer and more efficient carcass burial.
Award recognizes outstanding completed research projects that made significant positive impact on poultry industry.
Further development of this system may provide processors a tool to sort breast fillets for presence and severity of woody breast.
Medications previously available to control blackhead disease in turkeys have been withdrawn from marketplace.
Research could lead to animals with improved disease resistance and, thus, less antibiotic use, lower economic losses for farmer and improved animal welfare.
More research needed to characterize and refine inoculum.