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GTRI Researchers Help Local Equipment Manufacturer Develop Novel Poultry Yield Detection Management System
The Georgia Tech Research Institute’s (GTRI) Poultry Deboning Line Screening System is one step closer to making its way to processing plants....
Dynamic Filtration System Could Improve Poultry Processing Wastewater Screening
The Georgia Tech Research Institute’s (GTRI) Poultry Deboning Line Screening System is one step closer to making its way to processing plants. ...
Why It Is Beneficial to Pre-heat Multi-stage Setter Egg Sets
Pre-heating of multistage egg sets before the onset of the incubation process is important to achieve a uniform hatch windows of short duration, according Ecuador-based Poultry Hatchery Specialist, Angel Salazar....
Frequently Asked Questions on Hormones in Meat
Germany's Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) answers some frequently asked questions on the possibility of human health risks from hormones in meat and milk. ...
Campylobacter Research Reveals Potential for Poultry Vaccine
Researchers at the USDA Richard B. Russell Agricultural Research Center have purified proteins from Campylobacter and tested them for their potential use as vaccines. One protein showed particular promise and future studies will focus on determining whether...
Tensioner Failure: Serious Problem, Easy Fix
Freezing of the ventilation fan belt tensioner is a common problem in poultry houses, which reduces air movement but it is quite easy to remedy, explain Dennis Brothers, Jess Campbell, Jim Donald and Gene Simpson of the US National Poultry Technology...
Chinese Herbs as Alternatives to Antibiotics in Feed for Swine and Poultry Production
Potential of Chinese herbs and challenges in their application are explored in this review from a Sino-Canadian research group....
Poultry Water Line Sanitation
Never underestimate the importance of a clean, safe water supply to the health and performance of your flock, say Dr Tom Tabler (Extension Professor), Dr Morgan Farnell (Associate Professor) and Jessica Wells (Extension Instructor), all at the Department...
Evaporative Cooling Pad Design Spreadsheet
A spreadsheet to help understand evaporative pad design from the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service....
Sense of Community Aids Establishment of Renewable Energy Cooperatives
The establishment of cooperative biogas projects is aided by strong community spirit, regional traditions and farmers' sense of responsibility for their local area, according to a new study in northern Italy....
Fighting Campylobacter Colonisation in Broiler Chickens
The inclusion of the multi-species synbiotic PoultryStar significantly reduced caecal colonisation of Campylobacter jejuni in broilers, reports Dr Wael Abdelrahman, Technical Consultant, Poultry, Probiotics with Biomin....
GB Emerging Threats Report: Avian Diseases: January-March (Q1) 2014
Among the highlights included in this quarterly report are ongoing issues with reovirus-associated tenosynovitis in broilers and Marek’s disease in turkeys. Marek’s disease virus genome has also been detected in a goose. Vitamin B2 deficiency was...
European Poultry Conference Explores Challenging Welfare Issues
Welfare issues of modern broilers and laying hens were among the topics discussed at the recent European Poultry Conference, reports Dawn Scholey of Nottingham Trent University for ThePoultrySite. ...
Effect of Range Enrichment on Performance, Behaviour and Forage Intake of Free-range Chickens
Although there was no difference in bird performance, range enrichment in the form of olive trees was found to be beneficial for poultry in this experiment in Italy. Mortality was lower and the birds ranged further, ate more forage and had fewer injuries...
A Practical Guide to On-Farm Fan Testing
Critical information for improved broiler performance through better house and ventilation system design, operation and management from Dennis Brothers, Jess Campbell, Jim Donald and Gene Simpson from the National Poultry Technology Center at Auburn University....
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