Non-pathogenic subpopulations within ILT vaccine spread poorly in chickens, possibly allowing more virulent subpopulations to spread.
Natural products such as phytogenics, prebiotics and probiotics may modulate animal health by affecting different pathways within microbial cell.
Increasing stocking densities had negative implications for turkey growth, but uniformity and mortality were unaffected.
Cargill conducting pilot using machine learning to analyze chicken vocalizations.
Investment in company's microbiome platform will propel global launch of breakthrough products for livestock, companion animal and human health.
Most recent positive case in California was found June 4; surveillance continues in quest for eradication.
ARS collection provides researchers and animal breeders with genetic stock to address potential emerging diseases, fertility problems or changing consumer demands.
Egg farmers have tried variety of cage-free housing designs and equipment, but air quality still a challenge in these systems.
International research team develops public database with information about 174 chicken breeds.