More poultry farmers choosing needle-free vaccination
Poultry producers are increasingly moving
towards needle-free injecting technology, according to company Medical
International (MIT), which has experienced increased sales and trials of its
low-pressure injecting products.
According to the company, current vaccination methods mean that needles
need to be changed after every few hundred birds, and that cross contamination
may still occur. The company also says that needle-based vaccinations increase
the risks to the person undertaking the vaccinating - through accidental
Trials of MIT
low-pressure needle-free injection technology are underway with Cargill
turkey breeders, and
the Agro Jet range is already being used by Jennie O
turkey farms and Merial chicken
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