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Factors Influencing Bird Heat Production in Tunnel-ventilated Broiler Houses
New research at the University of Georgia reveals trends in bird heat production and loss that can help broiler growers and integrators to minimise heat stress in their birds during hot weather....
Feed Ingredients: Consideration of Alternatives When Facing Increased Price Volatility
With the aim to reduce feed price volatility for broilers and breeders, Aviagen's Global Nutrition Team offers a useful review covering corn (maize), sorghum, oats, DDGS, corn gluten meal, corn gluten feed, rice bran, cassava, sweet potato, glycerin,...
Effect of Coccidia Challenge and Natural Betaine Supplementation on Broiler Chickens Fed Suboptimal Level of Methionine
Dietary betaine supplementation helped alleviate the adverse effects of a coccidiosis challenge on nutrient digestibility and performance in young broiler chickens in this experiment....
Carbon Footprint of Poultry Farms in South Georgia: A Case Study
Based on information including propane and electricity use, house size and age, flock size, number of flocks per year and the manure management system, University of Georgia researchers calculated emissions of mechanical and non-mechanical origin from...
Effects of Dietary Omega-3:Omega-6 Fatty Acid Ratios on Reproduction in Young Roosters
Polyunsaturated fatty acids enhanced the reproductive performance of young male breeders in this experiment from China....
Attitudes and Perceptions of Family Farmers in Brazil on Problems of Raising Broilers
Farmers who raise chickens for meat using alternative systems - either antibiotic-free or on free range - usually rely on corn (maize) and soybean meal and they mentioned to researchers that subclinical coccidiosis is the main disease challenge....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Europe’s Population Set to Decline
Europe is the only global region where a decline in the human population has been occurring since year 2000 and the trend is forecast to continue. As industry analyst, Terry Evans, explains, it has the highest egg consumption per person, mainly as the...
Nighttime Air Quality in the Poultry House
It could cost thousands of dollars if producers do not pay sufficient attention to the air quality in broiler houses at night, warn Michael Czarick (Extension Engineer), Brian Fairchild (Extension Poultry Scientist) and Brian Jordan (Assistance Research...
Effects of Four Different Doses of E. coli Phytase on Femur Properties of 16-week-old Turkeys
Dietary supplementation with a phytase enzyme improved the geometric, densitometric and mechanical properties of the femur leg bone in turkeys in this Polish experiment....
Evaluation of Different Water Flow Rates of Nipple Drinkers on Broiler Productivity
There was a tendency for broilers receiving water at the slowest rate to be lighter in weight than the other treatments in this Honduran study. While litter was wetter under the drinkers for the highest water flow rates during the earlier phases, the...
Welfare and Performance in Layers Following Temporary Exclusion from the Litter Area on Introduction to Layer Facility
Temporary exclusion from the litter area on introducing pullets to the laying facility had no adverse impacts on the welfare of the birds and even improved some parameters of well-being, according to new Swedish research....
Waste or By-product? Replacing Cost with Value through Effective Hatchery Waste Management
The application of the 'Pyramid of Waste' to hatchery waste management is explained by Sander Koster of Pas Reform....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Europe Dominates World Egg Trade
As a region, Europe accounts for most of the global trade in eggs and egg products, explains industry analyst, Terry Evans....
Poultry Industry Byproduct is Valuable Natural Fertiliser
Georgia produces 1.4 billion meat-type chickens and 300 billion table eggs a year, making it the largest poultry-producing state in the US, and all that poultry creates a valuable byproduct - litter, writes Sharon Dowdy of the University of Georgia's...
Risk Factors for Development of Vent Pecking and Cannibalism in Free-range and Organic Laying Hens
A new study from the University of Bristol confirms the link between severe feather pecking and vent pecking or cannibalism and identifies some management factors that appear to increase the likelihood of these undesirable behaviours....
 
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