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Converting large fans to minimum water fans
A new control system allows larger fans to be converted to variable speed with improved accuracy and reduced energy consumption....
Why customer experience matters: Insights from Zoetis' head of US operations, Kristin Peck
Kristin Peck, Zoetis Executive Vice President and President, U.S. Operations, shares an editorial about why customer experience matters and how Zoetis is raising the bar to enhance customer connections....
Best practice on the farm: Fly control
This comprehensive guide, produced by Aviagen, gives farm managers clear and actionable information to control the incidence of flies on the poultry farm....
Inside IPPE 2019
"Poultry Digital Magazine" selects ten of the top events at the year’s biggest poultry event, hosted in Atlanta, Georgia by the US Poultry & Egg Association...
Cloned vaccines against Newcastle disease virus, heterologous protection against genotypes VII a XII
Given the different methods of poultry production in different countries and the presence of wild birds and their natural behaviour and migratory routes, it remains difficult to eradicate Newcastle disease and bring down its currently high rates of occurrence,...
How to tell if your chicks are getting what they need
Brooding plays an essential role in laying the foundation for optimal flock performance. Without proper brooding, chicks can’t reach their genetic potential, resulting in reduced yield, poor flock uniformity, and higher mortality rates....
Technical update: Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT)
Infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) is a viral respiratory disease caused by an herpesvirus of chickens and some other gallinaceous birds (e.g. pheasants, peafowl). It is an economically significant disease in commercial egg producing flocks, with an essentially...
What’s fighting your phytase?
There are many schools of thought on the relative value of an inorganic source of mineral versus an organic source of mineral....
A fairer prospect for waterfowl: A progress report on three top issues
Ducks and geese are raised for meat and egg production in many countries, and the most significant current welfare issues include the plucking of feathers from live birds, force-feeding practices related to foie gras production and a lack of full-body...
Looking back: Top articles on The Poultry Site in 2018
The Poultry Site's top articles from 2018...
Hurricane Florence and the poultry industry: Coping with the aftermath
Back in 2005, our grow-out operations in Mississippi weathered the “storm of the century” when Hurricane Katrina made landfall near Waveland and carved a northeasterly path. Sanderson Farms applied what was learned from that natural disaster by updating...
Evaluation of the combined effect of probiotics and coccidia vaccine in coccidia-challenged broilers
Coccidiosis is a high-risk infection in modern commercial poultry systems, as well as being capable of causing considerable economic losses to any medium- and large-scale operation. To minimise the effect of this parasitic disease, veterinary drugs such...
What does 2019 hold for the UK poultry meat and egg sectors?
The coming year presents an uncertain time for both the poultry meat and egg sectors in the UK, although some in the industry believe it could also be a time of opportunity...
What does it take to be a successful poultry grower? Experts share their views
Each day, Tyson Loewen rises at 5 am and heads to the four chicken houses on his Guntersville, Alabama, farm....
Improving ROI with ventilation
Twenty-five years ago the poultry industry looked completely different than it does today. Then you could drive through the country and see two or even three poultry houses tucked back off the main road with a nice brick rancher, where the grower lived...
 
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