June 20, 2016 - June 24, 2016

Location The Netherlands

Website https://www.wageningenur.nl/

International Conference on Production Diseases in Farm Animals

PROHEALTH successfully submitted abstracts for oral and poster presentations as well as had its own session.

PROHEALTH session, keynote talks:

J.P. Christensen, S. Pors, S. Papasolomontos, L. Ladefoged Poulsen, I. Thøfner, R. Heidemann Olsen, H. Christensen & M. Bisgaard; Escherichia coli in industrial poultry production – aspects of transmission and disease development

A. Boudon, M. Karhapää, H. Siljander-Rasi, N. Le Floc’h, E. Cantaloube, M.C. Meunier-Salaün; Effect of genetic selection and physical activity on lameness and osteochondrosis prevalence in growing pigs

Oral presentations:

A. Chatelet, E. Merlot, F. Gondret, H. Gilbert, N. Le Floc’h, Impact of poor hygiene on health and performance of pigs divergently selected for feed efficiency.

M. Klinkenberg, L. Vrielinck, D. Demeyer, T. Van Limbergen, E. Lorenzo, G. Montalvo, C.Piñeiro, J. Dewulf, D. Maes; Possible associations between environmental parameters and animal health in two fattening units.

I. Thøfner, L. Ladefoged Poulsen, R. Heidemann Olsen, H. Christensen, M. Bisgaard &J.P. Christensen; Infections with Gram positive cocci in broiler breeders – an overview on the significance and prevalence.

A. Clark, I. Kyriazakis, C.R.G. Lewis, R. Farquhar, G. Lietz; Molecular characterisation of idiopathic lumbar kyphosis in pigs.

P. Sakkas, I. Oikeh, R. Bailey, M.J. Nolan, D.P. Blake , A. Oxley, G. Lietz, I. Kyriazakis; Consequences of selection for performance on the resistance and tolerance of broilers to Eimeria maxima.

P. Jones, J. Niemi, R. Tranter and R. Bennett; What do poultry production diseases actually cost? A review of nine diseases.

Poster presentations:

K. Sierzant, E. Merlot, S. Tacher, N. Le Floc’h, F. Gondret; Antioxidant capacities of pigs were altered in a tissue-specific manner by poor hygiene conditions.

F. Loisel, S. Stravakakis, P. Sakkas, I. Kyriazakis, G. Stewart, N. Le Floc'h, and L.Montagne, Identification of animal-based traits as indicators of production diseases in pig

T. Giles, S. Hulme, P. Barrow, N. Le Floc’h, S. Schaeffer, A.-M. Chaussé, P. Velge, N. Foster; Identifying potential biomarkers to improve production in pigs and poultry

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