Our goal at Poultry Health Services is to provide innovative solutions for the commercial poultry industry by using scientific and evidence based medicine to improve bird health, welfare, quality and profitability. We operate a people-centred business and believe that creating a healthy work environment is the basis for the success and well being of our staff and clients. We strive to offer a high quality service based on commitment, honesty, clear communication and respect. Poultry Health Services places emphasis on being proactive, aligned and efficient; capturing synergies to minimize risk and take our client operations to new levels of performance, competitiveness and sustainability.
Flock Health Management
Prevention is key and we focus on keeping a healthy environment for your flocks to stop the issues before they occur. Our programs are built on current challenges and tailored to meet the needs on your farm. Whether your farm is suffering from continual health challenges or just looking to get to the next level, Poultry Health Services is here to help. Some of the services we provide:
Customized Vaccination Programs
Barn Temperature and Humidity Monitoring (Data Loggers)
Coccidiosis Control (gross scoring, OPG testing)
Feed and Water Prescriptions
Virus isolation and sequencing
Water Quality Testing
Serology and Interpretation
Cleaning and Disinfecting Recommendations
Diagnostic & Laboratory Testing
Our diagnostic facility is an accredited level 2 PHAC laboratory with a unique blend of expertise in each department (pathology, microbiology, virology, parasitology). The diagnostic laboratory has a strong history in providing poultry post mortems but has worked hard to increase its offering to include the services below.
Gross Coccidiosis Scoring
Serology – ELISA based test
OPG testing – Oocyst per gram
RFF – Routine Fecal Flotation
Bacteriology – Routine bacteriology culture and sensitivity testing
Water Microbiology Testing – Total coliforms / E.coli, P.aeruginosa
Biofilm – Culture and Disinfectant Testing
Customized Farm Water Acid Evaluation
Integrated Plant & Hatchery Consulting
Our team has a long history of partnering with hatchery and processing plants to help support their business from the breeders to processed product. We focus on building preventative programs to help limit problems before they happen. Our recommendations are built on a strong scientific approach that relies on continual testing and monitoring.
Vaccine Program Design
Biofilm testing of equipment surfaces
Bio-mapping in processing plants
Shelf life testing
Veterinary & Nutrition Consulting
By working together, the vet and the nutritionist can collectively provide solutions to problems their clients are facing which is a unique process in the Canadian poultry industry. We provide custom feed programs tailored to individual needs to combine health and nutrition. By working collaboratively we are able to tackle large problems with a full team approach. Please visit poultrypartners.ca for more information.