Numerous resources are available to the egg producer today for assistance in managing layer health. The primary breeder is a good resource for management guides, and their staff of veterinarians for health advice.[1,2] Vaccine supplier companies not only supply high-quality biologics but also supply technical expertise in applying the biologics. Many large egg-producing companies retain consulting veterinarians or hire a staff veterinarian. A qualified nutritionist is an essential player on the team. Finally, a good relationship with your diagnostic laboratory is required to be able to aid in monitoring flock health, and it can be a valuable asset in disease prevention programs.
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