Diagnostic Guidance: Fowl Pox By Martin Ficken, DVM, PhD Fowl pox is caused by a DNA virus (fowl pox virus). Many species of birds have their own specific pox virus. Infection can occur in two different forms: dry and wet. Dry pox occurs … [Read more...] about Diagnostic Guidance: Fowl Pox
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has disseminated a variety of information detailing how poultry owners, hunters and bird enthusiasts can actively work to keep flocks safe. The recent high pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 cases … [Read more...] about Biosecurity for Birds: Are you doing your part?
Dr. Randle Moore, the resident director of the East Texas poultry diagnostic laboratory operated by the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, has received the annual Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence from Texas A&M … [Read more...] about Resident director of TVMDL’s East Texas poultry diagnostic lab earns Vice Chancellor’s Award