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Coccidiosis in Poultry
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Coccidiosis in Poultry

When we find our birds with loose droppings the first disease that springs to mind is coccidiosis. But what exactly is coccidiosis and how does it affect our chickens? Coccidiosis is a parasite which damages the gut wall of chickens. There are a number of species of coccidiosis and their effects vary from harmless right...

More Than Bacon
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More Than Bacon

We have a responsibility in what we consume but it becomes difficult to make good choices when we have no idea of what is in a product. Christein Meindertsma, said: ‘Like most people, I had little idea of what happens to a pig after it leaves the abattoir so I decided to try to find...

VACCINATION 101
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VACCINATION 101

Vaccination has been an effective way to reduce disease in animals and a very important tool in maintaining animal health and welfare. Animals, like humans are susceptible to a wide range of diseases caused by virus, bacteria, fungi, and parasites. Each of these diseases have vaccines that prevents or mitigates against the losses or long...