23 Feb
How to Avoid Poor Flock Uniformity with Pellet Quality
  • Posted by Anitox

How to Avoid Poor Flock Uniformity with Pellet Quality

A poorly managed flock can lead to several on farm and processing issues.  Fluctuation bird size and inadequate yield are common consequences of substandard pellet quality.  Pellets which crumble into fines may lead to nutritional imbalances within the flock.  

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09 Feb
News Release: Recently Published Paper on Controlling Salmonella and Pathogenic E. coli in Animal Feed
  • Posted by Anitox

News Release: Recently Published Paper on Controlling Salmonella and Pathogenic E. coli in Animal Feed

Raw ingredients for livestock feed production come from a variety of locations and, especially if there has been any exposure to livestock or wildlife feces, ingredients can act as a source for Salmonella serovars and other enteric bacteria including E. coli. Salmonella is able to

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02 Feb
How Clean Feed Assists in Producing Safer Eggs
  • Posted by Jose Ramirez

How Clean Feed Assists in Producing Safer Eggs

Salmonella and Eggs Do you know that the outer shell of the eggs can be contaminated by the penetration of bacteria through one of approximately 8,000 pores present in the eggshell? Salmonella may come from the colonized gut, contaminated feces during or after laying or direct

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27 Jan
Let’s Be Frank; Feed Is a Fomite
  • Posted by Anitox

Let’s Be Frank; Feed Is a Fomite

Pathogens are microorganisms that cause illness. They include bacteria (salmonella and campylobacter, for example) and viruses (such as avian influenza, ASF and PEDv). Pathogens can thrive in both feed and raw ingredients. By providing all the essential components pathogens need to

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04 Jan
Human Disease-Causing Strains of Salmonella Are Found in Animal Feed
  • Posted by Anitox

Human Disease-Causing Strains of Salmonella Are Found in Animal Feed

Last month, Dr. Nikki W. Shariat and Dr. Kristina M. Feye (along with their co-authors) published a groundbreaking paper in the Journal of Applied Microbiology on the use of CRISPR analysis to identify Salmonella serovars found in samples from commercial feed mills. Their two trials

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28 Dec
Top 8 Ways to Tackle Salmonella in Live Poultry Production
  • Posted by Anitox

Top 8 Ways to Tackle Salmonella in Live Poultry Production

Why is it necessary to control Salmonella in live poultry production?

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