Ponsonby Animal Projects

Manipulation of the gut microbiome for control of necrotic enteritis in chickens

Lead Applicant: Shayan Sharif

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: Ponsonby General Animal Facility

Development of vaccines against necrotic enteritis in chickens

Lead Applicant: Shayan Sharif

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: Ponsonby General Animal Facility

SARS-CoV-2 in mink: development of a vaccine and serological testing


Lead Applicant: Leonardo Susta

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Transmission pathways of aquatic bird bornavirus for poultry species


Lead Applicant: Leonardo Susta

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: Ponsonby General Animal Facility

Identifying the Eimeria species causing coccidiosis in young sheep and goats: On-farm epidemiology and anticoccidial sensitivity

Lead Applicant: John Barta

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Summary: Investigating patterns of a highly detrimental disease, Coccidiosis (Eimeria species), in the Ontario sheep and goat industries.