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  • Intestinal, Respiratory & Joint Diseases of Layers - New UK Research

    New UK research into the treatment of Avian Intestinal Spirochaetosis (AIS), which causes brown, soft, caecal droppings, will be presented at the World Veterinary Poultry Conference in France this coming week. A preview of this research, and of new research into the treatment of Mycoplasmal respiratory...
    Posted to Poultry Platform (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Sat, Aug 17 2013
  • Game Birds - Developments this week

    Have you seen the FSA news release this week?.... "Gamekeepers across the UK are reminded of their responsibilities for ensuring animal feed is safe for food-producing animals and for carrying out recordkeeping correctly. Food Standards Agency guidance is available, explaining the requirements of...
    Posted to Poultry Platform (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Fri, Feb 4 2011
  • Re: poorly chicken

    Hi again! Only a minority of birds with Marek's will show the eye form. Certainly sounds like Marek's from what you say and poor reflexes. It is generally assumed that in a case like this there is nothing you can do - the disease will progress. However I did once have recovery success with a...
    Posted to Poultry Platform (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Sun, Dec 12 2010
  • Re: Free Range Egg production - is Brachyspira a problem?

    Good luck with your survey, Luke, Free Range Egg production is definitely on the up and up! However, UK Vet David Burch has this month posed the question "Brachyspira – is it Spiralling out of Control?" in a new [Nov. 2010] online review at: www.octagon-services.co.uk/poultry.htm What is the...
    Posted to Poultry Platform (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Tue, Nov 23 2010
  • Re: Causes of Egg-Drop

    An increasingly common cause of egg-drop in free-range flocks is Brachyspira infection [ Avian Intestinal Spirochaetosis (AIS)] In a survey in the UK of 222 commercial layer, pullet and breeder farms 74% of the flocks were positive and 25% were associated with the pathogenic strains. When this was broken...
    Posted to Poultry Platform (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Wed, Aug 18 2010
  • Re: Causes of Egg-Drop

    David Burch has now published an illustrated follow-up article on the symptoms,treatment and control of mycoplasma infections in poultry... www.octagon-services.co.uk/articles/poultry/antibiotics.htm Production losses associated with M. gallisepticum Breeder/layer Production effect Egg drop (acute) 10...
    Posted to Poultry Platform (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Sat, Dec 19 2009
  • Re: Need a recommendation for a book on Farming developments in last 100 years

    A really important book to read is this one by Agricultural Policy Expert Dr. Richard North.... www.pighealth.com/agriculture.htm A very outspoken, down-to-earth and yet factual guide to UK farming and food in the 20th century.
    Posted to Talking Point (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Sat, Oct 31 2009
  • Poultry Post-mortems & Meat Inspections

    I have just discovered that there is now an updated and expanded edition of the popular guidebook on health inspection of poultry carcases "Poultry Inspection: Anatomy, Physiology and Disease Conditions": http://www.Amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/1904761534/pigdiseaseinfo0c If you are not familiar...
    Posted to Poultry Platform (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Sun, Jan 11 2009
  • Chickens & Eggs: Grow them healthy, Eat them safely!

    Forum members may be interested in a new book I have been reviewing, on improving performance of poultry, PLUS a super Poultry Meat Inspection/Disease Photo Atlas from Nottingham University... " Formula for the Future: Nutrition or Pathology ? Elevating Performance and Health in Pigs and Poultry...
    Posted to Poultry Platform (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Sun, Dec 14 2008
  • Re: Newcomer to Free Range Egg Production

    You may be interested in some hygiene tips for Free Range Egg Production in this article from this month's Poultry World: http://www.octagon-services.co.uk/articles/poultry/hygiene.pdf Brachyspira infection is a significant business risk in layers now. Michael
    Posted to Poultry Platform (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Tue, Aug 12 2008
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