Broilers

Background 303 views update:Oct 6, 2010

Vaccinating to protect poultry early post-hatch and during moult (2005 special)

The protective effects of vaccination immediately post-hatch, when the animals are highly susceptible due to immaturity of the immune system and the lack of a protective microflora, are thought to be limited. However new developments indicate that protective effects may be induced as a result of vaccination during these susceptible periods.

 This article can also be found at World Poultry, special edition 2005

 

1795

Or register to be able to comment.