US Poultry & Egg Association

UGA researcher assesses use of metals on resistance, virulence of APEC

Colibacillosis resulting from E. coli is arguably one of the major causes of morbidity, mortality and carcass loss to the poultry production industry worldwide, putting at risk one of the cheapest and most valuable sources of protein.

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USDA finalizes new transparency rules for poultry contract growers

USDA has finalized the “Transparency in Poultry Grower Contracting and Tournaments” rule under the Packers and Stockyards Act. The rule aims to help contract poultry growers compete more effectively and better understand the terms of their agreements with major processing companies.


Poultry scientists test promising avian flu vaccination strategies

Avian influenza outbreaks in the US are rare but, when the virus strikes, the results are devastating. The disease spreads rapidly, forcing producers to rely on quarantine-and-cull to limit the damage. A 2015 outbreak in the US led to an estimated loss of more than 48 million birds.