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Vaccination Report

December 8, 2017

As part of a disease risk management project funded by Alberta Agriculture and EFA’s research budget, 4 producers that had a history of repeat positives (positive in at least 2 of the previous 3 years) with Salmonella Typhimurium (ST) or Salmonella Heidelberg (SH) had their flocks vaccinated with an injectedMore


Vaccination Q & A

December 8, 2017

Q&A with Dr. Elise A. Myers, Technical Services Manager, Merck  Q1: What is the link between IBV, vaccinations, and E.Coli infections?  Escherichia coli (E. coli) are generally considered to be opportunistic bacteria. This means that in order to infect and cause disease in birds, there generally has to be someMore


Update on Infectious Bronchitis Problem in Eastern Canada

April 21, 2017

This article is presented to you by the Poultry Health Services veterinary team Infectious Bronchitis (IBV) is a viral disease that causes a drop in egg production and egg shell quality. This is a problem in table egg layers, as well as in broiler breeders. Although there are many otherMore


Avian Influenza Town Hall Call

April 21, 2017

Alberta egg farmers were invited to join the poultry industry for an Avian Influenza Town Hall Call on March 30, to learn from experts on topics related to keeping disease off your farm, AI outbreaks occurring around the world, on-farm feed mixing risks, and effective cleaning & disinfecting of your transitionMore