Biosecurity refers to procedures used to prevent the introduction and spread of disease-causing organisms in poultry flocks. Because of the concentration in size and location of poultry flocks in current commercial production operations and the
No poultry farm is immune to an avian influenza outbreak, therefore, having a plan to deal with such a situation is crucial, explained Dr. Charles Hatcher, state veterinarian with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture at the 2017 Live Production and
About 400 people at Wayne Farms Enterprise plant on County Road 114 were evacuated to safety Friday morning when a fire broke out in the plant’s electrical room. No injuries were reported from the fire.
When firefighters arrived Tuesday morning to an eastern Iredell farm, they found a large chicken house engulfed in flames. By then, it was already too late for the estimated 11,000 chickens inside. “When we arrived
http://www.swvatoday.com/news/article_b4e32e0f-debd-5486-a5de-df352975de83.html ABINGDON, Va. – Days after strong winds and heavy rainfall whipped through the region, cleanup efforts continued across Washington County, including at Green Valley Poultry Farm. The 50-year-old farm on Wyndale Road suffered
WATT Global Media hosted an expert panel to discuss the present and future challenges highly pathogenic avian influenza brings to the poultry industry. http://www.wattagnet.com/articles/30743-avian-flu-questions-all-poultry-producers-are-asking?v=preview
Sanderson Farms CEO Joe F. Sanderson Jr. reiterated that the company has no intention of moving into the antibiotic-free chicken market. http://ea.ecn5.com/Clicks/THhTUFM0VGpDeFEzWjU5ZWdLTEIrR3dwWnRBL1M4N01aVE1lNFpSTHVMcjRMMVRaU0J0bU1PNXJ5WFl2bHEwdm9rOS95YWcvTjNLU05LUEx5UndVaEE9PQ%3d%3d