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GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Growth in Chicken Consumption in Americas Slows
Poultry industry analyst, Terry Evans, explores the trends in chicken meat consumption in the Americas....
Four Common Minimum Ventilation Mistakes
The four basic requirements of successful minimum ventilation are explained by Jess Campbell, Jim Donald, Dennis Brothers and Gene Simpson National Poultry Technology Center at Auburn University College of Agriculture. ...
Experimental Velogenic Newcastle Disease Varies Between Chickens and Guinea Fowl
A new study in Nigeria reveals that chickens are more susceptible than guinea fowl to velogenic Newcastle disease and that whereas the Kudu-113 infection is viscerotropic in chickens, it is neurotropic in guinea fowls....
Low-Cost Sensors Enable New Possibilities for Advanced Systems in Poultry Management and Processing
Advances in consumer technology have allowed researchers to explore a new range of possibilities for low-cost advanced sensor systems for poultry processing and management, according to Colin Usher of the Georgia Tech Research Institute’s Food Processing...
Effect of High-oxygen and Oxygen-free Modified Atmosphere Packaging on Spoilage Process of Poultry Breast Fillets
High-oxygen packaging offered no advantages over high-nitrogen packaging of chicken fillets in terms of meat quality or shelf life in this experiment in Germany....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014 - Americas' Chicken Trade Continues to Grow Apace
Brazil and the US account for 60 per cent of chicken meat exported by the Americas, while Argentina's trade has shown steady progress over the last decade, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans....
Frequent Application of Litter Amendments in Broiler Houses During Grow-out on Bird Health, Production and Environment
A series of experiments at the University of Delaware show that frequent application of sodium bisulphate improved broiler production performance and foot pad quality and reduced ammonia emissions and Salmonella counts....
Corn Substitution by Low-tannin Sorghum Grain for Broiler Production
Low-tannin sorghum could be used as an alternative for corn (maize) in broiler diets, according to a new study from Senegal. The climate of the Sahel region is challenging for corn growing, the researchers commented....
Effect of Coarsely Ground Corn on Broiler Live Performance, GI Tract, Digestibility and Digesta Particle Size
Diets that contained 25 and 50 per cent coarsely ground corn improved broiler bodyweight, feed conversion ratio and digestibility of energy and protein, according to new research from North Carolina State University....
Bobwhite Quail Production 4
Advice on the production of bobwhite quail from Professor Peter A. Skewes of Clemson University and Professor Emeritus Henry R. Wilson of the University of Florida; Florida Cooperative Extension Service. This article offers information on diseases, handling...
Improving Rapid Detection Methods for Foodborne Pathogens
Researchers at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) have developed a microfluidic device that exploits cell movement to separate live and dead bacteria during food processing. ...
International Production & Processing Expo Grows Again
The 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta promises to be bigger and better than ever....
IPPE Offers Range of Educational Programmes to Visitors
The International Production & Processing Expo is hosting a variety of free education programmes to visitors to the exhibition at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014 - Americas' Share of Global Chicken Output Declines
The Americas produces most chicken but its global share is declining, says industry analyst, Terry Evans, in his latest view of trends in poultry meat production in the region....
Factors Contributing to Poultry House Structural Failures
Advice on the proper construction of poultry houses - focusing on the foundations, roof and trusses - to withstand the elements for a long and trouble-free life from Dr Sid Thompson, Michael Czarick and Dr John Worley from the Biological and Agricultural...
 
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