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Keeping coccidiosis manageable

This is the title of an article published in WorldPoultry this year. In this article poultry veterinarian Maarten de Gussem states that all commercial poultry, at some time in their life, will become infected with coccidian. This makes it the number one disease issue among veterinarians. The entire article can be found via this link. […]

Human vs. veterinary medicines

IFAH, the worldwide federation, developed a new infographic named “We are similar, but we are not the same”. With this infographic a number of differences between pharmaceutical industry for human and veterinary use are being illustrated. Watch the infographic here.

Clostridium assaults the intestines of poultry

In many flocks of laying hens the bacteria Clostridium perfringens causes a large amount of damage to the intestines. Other problems, like coccidiosis or worm infestations, facilitate the problems caused by clostridium. “In one out of every four post mortems performed on chickens intestinal problems were the underlying reason for referral to the GD”, knows […]

IFAH – Why food producing animals need medicines

Animals, like people, need to be in good health to lead a good life. Veterinarians work with farmers to ensure that food-producing animals – e.g. cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep and goats, etc. – are kept in good health, which supports animal welfare. Veterinary medicines for good animal health The animal health industry provides the veterinary […]