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Penn State judging team wins national championship

      FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Penn State Collegiate Poultry Judging Team earned first place at the 55th National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest held at the University of Arkansas.The annual event consists of 15 classes over a two-day period. The contest...

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Details make difference in ILT vaccination success

      PARSIPANNY, N.J. — Attention to detail is key to successfully vaccinating broiler flocks against infectious laryngotracheitis, according to a poultry health expert.Tim Cummings, DVM, who is the senior technical services veterinarian, Zoetis, said...

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Researchers improving Salmonella surveillance

      ATHENS, Ga. — High-profile Salmonella outbreaks in turkey flocks in recent years have demonstrated the need for improved surveillance in the U.S. turkey industry, according to a poultry health expert.Nikki Shariat, assistant professor in the Department...

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Humane handling lawsuit allowed to move forward

      ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A federal judge ruled on Oct. 13 that the USDA’s denial of a humane poultry handing rule is subject to Administrative Procedures Act review. The USDA previously blocked a rule that would potentially allow the Food Safety and...

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