6 Books found
6 Books found
FAO Animal Production and Health Manuals # 3Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) represents a threat to poultry industries worldwide and to people's livelihoods, and a potential threat to human health. The international community has a vested interest in minimizing the spread of this disease. Countries may be under threat of introduction of HPAI through unregulated poultry trade and marketing practices and, on rare occasions, exposu
Microbiological Risk Assessment SeriesSalmonella and campylobacteriosis are among the most frequently reported foodborne diseases worldwide. Codex Alimentarius Commission agreed that guidelines for the control of both diseases in poultry was a priority and initiated their development in 2007. In order to continue their work the Codex Committee in Food Hygiene requested FAO and WHO to provide them with the necessary scientific advice. In
This paper describes in detail the current situation and state of knowledge about biosecurity in relation to H5N1 HPAI, discusses species- and sector-specific issues, proposes possible options for biosecurity in important parts of the domestic poultry and captive bird sector, stresses the importance of situating biosecurity in appropriate economic and culture settings, and makes the case for the role of communication. Also published in French.
Series: FAO Animal Production and Health ManualsThe highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 strain has spread from domestic poultry to a large number of species of free-ranging wild birds, including non-migratory birds and migratory birds that can travel thousands of kilometres every year. The regular contact and interaction between poultry and wild birds has increased the urgency of understanding wild bird diseases. This manual contains
Series: FAO Animal Production and Health ManualsHighly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) represents a threat to poultry industries worldwide and to people's livelihoods, and a potential threat to human health. The international community has vested interest in minimizing the spread of this disease. Countries may be under threat of introduction of avian influenza through exposure of poultry to wild birds, especially waterfowl. They may a
Series: FAO Animal Production and Health PapersThis publication is a comprehensive review of all aspects of poultry production in South Asia. It will help producers operate under "technically correct" conditions. All aspects of poultry production are discussed, including layer production for eggs and broilers for meat. Details are given on feeding and nutrition, housing and general husbandry, as well as on flock health. Regional specifi