American College of Poultry Veterinarians
Virtual annual meeting, July 30-Aug. 6
Common Diseases of Poultry
Common diseases of poultry for the backyard poultry resource.
National Poultry Improvement Plan
The AVMA supports the National Poultry Improvement
Seek Advice on Backyard Poultry
Advice for small animal veterinarians who are asked to provide veterinary care for backyard poultry flocks. Relates to backyard poultry resource.
Backyard Poultry: Consult or Refer
For small animal and companion animal veterinarians, it may sometimes be best to refer clients to a veterinarian who regularly sees birds or poultry.
Need to treat backyard poultry? Start here.
AVMA members report that many companion animal veterinarians are increasingly being called upon to look at backyard poultry. The popularity of raising…
Educate Yourself About Backyard Poultry
Educational resource for the backyard poultry reference guide.
FDA withdraws arsenic-based poultry drug
An arsenic-based drug used to prevent a parasitic disease in poultry will become unavailable this fall.
US may adopt stricter pathogen standards for poultry
Most poultry sold in the U.S. could soon have to meet more stringent limits on the presence of Salmonella
Backyard Poultry: Consider Your Credentials and Coverage
Veterinary credentials and insurance coverage for veterinarians who regularly see and treat backyard chickens or urban poultry.
Stricter pathogen limits imminent for poultry
Most chicken products and some turkey products will need to meet stricter standards on Salmonella and Campylobacter
UC-Davis to add poultry veterinarian to faculty
posted April 1, 2011 Funding has been pledged to create a faculty position for a poultry veterinarian at the University of California-Davis…
$100,000 supports poultry education at Georgia
Merck Animal Health announced a $100,000 sponsorship for a student at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
Judicious use guidelines for poultry revised
The Executive Board approved revisions to the Guidelines on Judicious Therapeutic use of Antimicrobials in Poultry
Maryland starts poultry registration program
The Maryland Department of Agriculture recently announced a mandatory Domestic Poultry and Exotic Bird premises registration
USDA building new center for poultry research
The Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service has broken ground on a $5.2 million facility for poultry research
Avian influenza strikes Virginia poultry farms
Poultry farms in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley are in the grip of an avian influenza outbreak that has led to the culling of more
APHIS urges disease control around all poultry
Preventing disease in poultry requires daily work from every poultry owner, said Dr. Alan Huddleston,
Newcastle reaches poultry barns in California, home in Utah
About 500,000 birds have died or been depopulated in a virulent Newcastle outbreak in Southern California.
USDA changing poultry test requirements, inspection options
Poultry companies will need to test for microbial contamination at two points in the production process
AVMA seeks to host student researchers, poultry scientists
Upcoming AVMA annual conventions could feature a student research symposium and the Poultry Science Association.
Backyard Poultry: Know the Legalities Regarding Treatment Options
Even if a goose, chicken or other poultry is kept as a pet, it is classified and regulated as a food animal species by the FDA.
AAAP guidelines for judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in poultry
The American Association of Avian Pathologists and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in poultry…
Use of the Animal Raising Claims in the Labeling of Meat and Poultry Products
Formal title: Docket Number [FSIS-2008-0026] Product Labeling: Use of the Animal Raising Claims in the Labeling of Meat and Poultry Products …
FDA prohibits use of human anti-influenza drugs in poultry
The Food and Drug Administration plans to prohibit the extralabel use in poultry of certain antiviral drugs to preserve their effectiveness