UV Light For Broilers

Windows in poultry houses? Trust me, it isn’t just to improve the view. Poultry Health Today recently published an interesting video that talks about the importance of light for broilers. Poultry Health Today spoke with Rachel Lynn Dennis, Ph.D., who is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland. UV light improves the environment for[…]

Trouble recruiting top talent?

Are you running into recruitment problems due to a limited pool of candidates? You are not alone. Right now, job satisfaction is at a 10-year high, hitting 89% this year and national unemployment is at 3.8% down from 3.9% last month. The US has not seen back-to-back unemployment numbers below 4% since the year 2000.[…]

Zoetis Introduces 2 PCV2 Genotype Protection in a Single Vaccine

The swine industry is going to change forever, thanks to a new vaccine. Pig Health Today reports that the first vaccine with two genotypes of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2), 2a and 2b, was announced in San Diego during the American Association of Swine Veterinarians conference. According to Lucina Galina, DVM, Ph.D., Zoetis’ director of[…]

Stem Cells to Treat Mastitis?

Mastitis is considered the most expensive disease in the industry. The Dairy Site says it may cost a dairy farmer over $400 and also damages the future output of a cow. This condition is usually treated with antibiotics. However, due to the threat of antimicrobial resistance, researchers are coming up with a new treatment plan.[…]