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August 14, 2020

Right skills critical to managing increases in Salmonella, coccidiosis associated with cage-free egg production

Producers making the switch to cage-free egg production need to ensure they and their staff are properly prepared for managing potential increases in Salmonella and other health challenges associated with those systems. John Brown, DVM, Zoetis senior technical services veterinarian, said cage-free operations typically experience higher levels of Salmonella, coccidiosis and necrotic enteritis, as well as more “old” diseases such as fowl cholera. Read more