Control of Salmonella in Breeder Chickens Part II

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Date: 
2010
Volume: 
50
Number: 
13

Salmonella colonization of poultry breeder and broiler flocks is a very complex issue. Chickens may become colonized through both vertical (from parent stock) and horizontal (environmental) means. This purpose of this Poultry Tip is to detail how Salmonella colonize breeder chickens and to explain effective measures for preventing or controlling vertical colonization.