Systematic review of on-farm factors affecting leg health in broilers
Escherichia coli is of major importance in industrial broiler production as the main cause of salpingitis and peritonitis in broiler breeders. Furthermore E. coli is the most common cause of first week mortality in broiler chickens. The aim of the present study was to investigate the transmission of E. coli, isolated from broiler breeders with salpingitis, to the progeny and the possibility of subsequent first week ...
Vertical transmission of E. coli in the Danish broiler production. Health and welfare in broiler production, course in Trondheim, NO.
The foot pad as port of entry for Gr+ infections, Health and welfare in broiler production, course in Trondheim, NO.
We aimed to identify mortality patterns and to establish risk factors associated with different categories of piglet perinatal mortality in French farms. At farm level, the analyses were performed on data from 146 farms that experienced perinatal mortality problems. At ...
PROHEALTH is mentioned prominently in the ANAPORC publication of June 2017, announcing the annual ANAPORC Symposium. The article is written in Spanish language with the original title "El XXXVIII Simposio de Sevilla - Una cita ineludible para el sector".
• Only 4 of the 54 studies established WTP for reduced production diseases.
• Differences in WTP for welfare existed between animal type, regions and population.
• Gaps in evidence for policy development were identified.
• The results support the use multiple policy options for improving animal welfare.
The sustainable intensification of animal production systems is increasing as a consequence of increased demand for foods originating from animals. Production diseases are particularly endemic in intensive production systems, and can negatively impact upon farm animal welfare. There ...