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Effective Fumonisins Counteraction in Poultry
This study from Nutriad demonstrates that the presence of fumonisins in the feed has adverse effects on broiler productivity and health, which can be ameliorated by the inclusion of UNIKE Plus in the diet....
Understanding the True Impact of Non-Starch Polysaccharides in Poultry Diets
Dietary fibre, and non-starch polysaccharides (NSPs) in particular, can have a substantial negative impact on monogastric digestion and performance, with restricted digestibility leading to significant reductions in feed efficiency and growth, says AB...
Atlanta Forum Centres on Feeding
Feeding and nutrition formed a key focus for the new research presented at the International Poultry Scientific Forum in Atlanta, Georgia, US, in January 2015. In this report, we look at the potential of novel feed ingredients – some new to poultry...
Feeding Poultry at High Environmental Temperatures
A recently published review indicates some nutritional and management changes to help poultry overcome problems associated with heat stress....
Study Examines How to Integrate Poultry with Pasture Species and Agroforestry Production
Researchers at the USDA-ARS at the University of Arkansas report on their investigation into alternative feeding systems, parasite control and pasture enrichment for free-range poultry combined with pasture, cattle and agro-forestry systems. ...
Campylobacter Control in Poultry
Nuriad describes the application of precision-delivery coated butyrate to control Campylobacter in two experiments in broilers....
Review of “Long Crower Chickens” as Poultry Genetic Resources in Indonesia
Researchers in Indonesia have analysed the sounds made by four native chicken breeds, which are valued for their melodious crows in chicken "singing" contests....
Mycotoxins: Unpredictable Contributors to Development of Infectious Diseases
Radka Borutova, Business development manager with Nutriad International (Belgium), presents a study demonstrating that effective mycotoxin control offers the opportunity to modify the response by broilers to vaccination and improve bird health and performance....
Evaluation of Coated Butyrate to Reduce Campylobacter Infection in Broilers
This experiment from Nutriad shows that supplementation of a diet with coated butyrate resulted in a statistically significant decrease in Campylobacter counts in broiler caeca from day 29 onwards....
Effect of Mycotoxins on Egg Quality
Giving hens mouldy feed supplemented with a mycotoxin inactivator, Toxy-Nil Plus, resulted in yolk carotenoid levels and plasma uric acid concentrations after 20 and 50 days of the experiment being similar to hens fed good feed and restored egg production,...
Feed Mycotoxins Decrease Vaccine Efficacy
The use of effective mycotoxin control (TOXY-NIL Plus) offers an opportunity to modify significantly the broiler's response to vaccination and help to improve health and performance, reports Nutriad....
European Mycotoxin Situation Threatening Poultry Producers
The negative effects of DON and other trichotecenes have on feed intake and growth in young turkey poults and the efficacy of a mycotoxin deactivator, UNIKE PLUS, to reduce these adverse effects are reported by Radka Borutova, Business development manager...
Understanding Arkansas IBV Vaccination Failures
New research at the University of Georgia shows that using a hatchery spray cabinet, may not deliver an adequate dosage of the critical minor virus sub-population to the chicks. This understanding may lead to future improvements in the Arkansas infectious...
Simple Poultry Housing Tips for the New Poultry Owner
Give chickens a home they can cluck about, says Scott Beyer of Kansas State University....
Researchers Evaluate New Lighting Technologies for Broiler Houses
A newly completed study at the University of Georgia examined the practical use of LED bulbs in commercial broiler houses, comparing them to compact fluorescent and incandescent bulbs with regard to light intensity, ability to be uniformly dimmed and...
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