Increased Processing to Match U.S. Milk Output

The rate of U.S. milk production increases by 3 billion pounds each year, based on an article from The Dairy Site. The milk yield has grown so much that producers are having difficulty coping with processing. Ben Laine, who is a Cobank senior dairy economist, claims that dairy processors have to handle an every growing […]

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NCC Releases Chicken Guarantees

The National Chicken Council, which is the oldest and largest national association that represents the broiler industry, has released a set of industry-wide standards. According to an article on The Poultry.Site, the “Chicken Guarantees” were launched. as part of the NCC Chicken Check-In program. U.S. chicken consumption is currently at an all-time high. The Chicken […]

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The Dairy State Helps the Lone Star State

Hurricane Harvey did quite a number on Texas. It is said to be one of the worst U.S. natural disasters in recorded history, according to an article on Forbes. Due to the severity of the flooding, many stores had to close down. Luckily, according to The Bullvine, Wisconsin’s dairy community decided to lend a helping […]

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The Mineral That Helps With Anaplasmosis

Anaplasmosis is a serious condition that usually affects mature cows and bulls between summer and the early part of fall. While this disease is more common in the southern areas,. the increase in cattle movement in the last decade has caused it to spread northward. I found an article on The Dairy Site that talks […]

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Latest Research on Avian Reoviruses

Dr. Holly Sellers of the University of Georgia and Dr. Vijay Durairaj of Boehringer Ingelheim have developed new methods and tools to create improved vaccines against reovirus. On July 5, the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association announced that research project #693 has been completed at the University of Georgia. According to Diseases of Poultry, found […]

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Vaccines Protect Your Birds from IBV Shedding

I recently wrote about Ceva’s IBron which helps fight the Georgia serotypes of avian infectious bronchitis or IBV, a coronavirus that mutates fast and can be deadly in chickens. I chanced upon an article on Poultry Health Today that talks about shedding of IBV into the environment. Apparently, it does little to affect birds that have […]

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