Poultry Health Books

  • Tackling Egypt’s rising food insecurity in a time of transition

    Owing to a succession of crises and worsening poverty, food security in Egypt started to deteriorate as early as 2005. These crises included the avian influenza epidemic in 2006; the food, fuel, and financial crises of 2007–2009; a further rallying of global food prices starting in late 2010; and the challenging macroeconomic context that ...

  • Salmonella and Campylobacter in chicken meat. Meeting report

    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 ...

  • Preparing for highly pathogenic avian influenza - revised edition

    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 ...

  • Biosecurity for highly pathogenic avian influenza. Issues and options

    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 ...

  • Preparing for highly pathogenic avian influenza (En)

    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 ...

  • Good practices in planning and management of integrated commercial poultry production in South Asia (En)

    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 ...

  • Avian Influenza

    Avian Influenza has become one of the biggest threats for human and animal health. The old paradigm was that the disease in waterfowl, poultry, pigs and man was caused by separate viruses that each stayed reasonably well within their own niche. The only danger to man was considered being infected by pigs, being the mixing vessel, where avian and ...

  • Avian Influenza

    Avian Influenza has become one of the biggest threats for human and animal health. The old paradigm was that the disease in waterfowl, poultry, pigs and man was caused by separate viruses that each stayed reasonably well within their own niche. The only danger to man was considered being infected by pigs, being the mixing vessel, where avian and ...

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