Studies of Effects of Novel Avian Reovirus Variants of Egg-Laying Hens and Non-Metallic Disinfectant Control Strategies
Animal healthAnimal nutritionNutrient management
Parent Project:
This is the first year of this project.
Lead Principal Investigator:
Huaguang Lu, Pennsylvania State University
Co-Principal Investigators:
Project Code:
R2018-07; OSP#199569
Contributing Organization (Checkoff):
Leveraged Funding (Non-Checkoff):
Requested funding from The Egg Industry Center, USA
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Brief Project Summary:

The newly emerging Avian Revirus variants and novel strains have been causing major poultry diseases and economic losses in Pennsylvania. This research provides essential scientific data for most effective control strategies to prevent these infections and provides recommendations for the most effective “soft” disinfectants for laying hen flocks.

Key Benefactors:
farmers, agronomists, extension agents, livestock farmers, veterinarians, poultry industry

Information And Results
Final Project Results

Updated March 19, 2020:

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