E. Coli Vaccination to Reduce Antibiotic Use in Broilers

The poultry industry is facing a lot of pressure and remains under close scrutiny from consumers regarding antibiotic usage. An article in The Poultry Site talks about a wonderful breakthrough that might help producers keep their flocks safe and reduce antibiotic usage, as well.

E. coli infection, otherwise known as colibacillosis, is a common concern for most producers. Treating a flock for this condition can be financially draining. Fortunately, two studies show that E. coli vaccinations can prevent infections that would require antibiotic treatment.

Both studies were presented during the 2017 World Veterinary Poultry Association meeting held in Edinburgh. They were conducted by Zoetis with the help of two independent veterinary practices. You can read the full article here.

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Trish Valenzuela • CPC/ PRC • Poultry Recruiting Specialist

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Trish Valenzuela specializes in recruiting for poultry feed additive companies and has filled positions in technical support, sales, and sales management across the United States.

She joined Continental Search in July 2015 and through hard study, she passed two certification programs. Now she is a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) and a Professional Recruiting Consultant (PRC).

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