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Improved Salmonella control in laying hens

The objectives of this project were to determine the capability to restrict Salmonella colonisation of and Salmonella shedding from layer chickens after differing vaccination regimes using live and inactivated Salmonella vaccines. These results were analysed to identify cost effective vaccination regime(s) to limit and achieve a reduction of Salmonella intestinal colonisation in commercial layer chickens in Australia.

Project date

1 Jan 2017-31 Dec 2019
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Principal investigator

Peter Groves

Research organisation

The University of Sydney (USYD)

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  • Location

    Australia wide

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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