Background update:Oct 14, 2010

Immunosuppression - threat to bird health and welfare

Have our birds become vulnerable to diseases due to a weakened genetic resistance, as many want us to believe, or have other, hidden factors created conditions that makes these an easy target for disease causing organisms?

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 20 number 2. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: immunosuppression, health, welfare, disease, immune, genetics, management, husbandry, immunity, antibodies, maternal


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