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Using Temperature to Control Pathogens

By | PLT

Temperature is considered one of the most important environmental factors affecting growth and survival of microorganisms. The optimum temperature for most pathogens is around 98°F. If temperatures rise to high levels (above 131°F), pathogen growth rate sharply declines, proteins denature and…

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Why Paw Quality Matters

By | News, PLT

Extension Professor, Tom Tabler, PhD, from Mississippi State recently provided some great insight on the importance of paw quality and how it affects broiler health and performance. In his article on Poultry Health Today, Tabler commented about the role bedding…

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