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Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...have crossed over to infect commercial chicken and turkey
operations," say the researchers. A vaccine incorporating the inactivated whole-virus has been used in an attempt to prevent AI infection. While these traditional vaccines can protect against clinical infection and death, they can interfere with sur...
In the mating game, male wild turkeys benefit even when they don't get the girl
...nia, Berkeley, graduate student. The American wild turkey
is a textbook example of cooperative courtship, wh...ly by helping a relative. For example, in the wild turkey
population that Krakauer studied at UC Berkeley's Hastings Natural History Reserve in Carmel Valley,...
Study: Turkey hunting most dangerous, deer hunting most deadly
...egorized by the species hunted: white-tailed deer, turkey
(fall), pheasant, grouse, rabbit, squirrel, and turkey
(spring).Previous studies have examined hunting-related shooting injuries and deaths, but have not c...
Will the plague pathogen become resistant to antibiotics?
...ound in retail samples of beef, pork, chicken, and turkey
from several US states. "What we've done is revealed a mechanism for the acquisition of multidrug resistance in Y. pestis. Obviously, this is an event that might have serious human health consequences. But the sequencing work we've done has given u...
Migratory birds: Innocent scapegoats for the dispersal of the H5N1 virus
...ate. The occurrence of an outbreak at a commercial turkey
farm in Suffolk, England, in February 2007 fits this wider pattern. Wild birds, particularly waterfowl, are a key element of the viral ecology of low pathogenic avian influenza. Very high densities of domestic animals and increased stress factors ...