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Poultry Health Research Round-up
Recent research with broiler chickens has revealed that coccidiosis can be controlled by probiotics and genetic selection, while dietary organic acids help tackle other enteric diseases. A prebiotic/probiotic product has been found to be effective against...
Superdosing to Eliminate Dietary Phytate an Opportunity for Performance Gains in Poultry
The use of phytase feed enzymes is increasingly moving beyond the simple release of phosphorus (P), with more complete phytate elimination through superdosing offering considerable performance gains, according to AB Vista. ...
Administration of a Salmonella Enteritidis to Newly Hatched Broilers Reduces Colonisation and Shedding of a Salmonella Enteritidis Challenge Strain
A new study in Belgium has revealed a strain of Salmonella Enteritidis which showed some promise to help reduce food-borne infections when given to chicks in the drinking water and was even more effective when administered by spray in the hatchery....
Backyard Poultry Biosecurity
Useful information for smallholders and hobby farmers on keeping their poultry healthy and what to do if you see signs of disease, particularly avian influenza or Newcastle disease....
Oral Administration of Antimicrobials Increases Antimicrobial Resistance in E. coli from Chicken
From a review of published literature, researchers in Germany found that the administration of a single antimicrobial resulted in a higher level of antimicrobial resistance in most cases, and this tended to increase when more than antimicrobial and/or...
Xylanase Characteristics the Key to Unlocking Consistent, Reliable Gains from NSP-degrading Enzyme Use
The factors affecting efficacy in non-starch polysaccharide (NSP)-degrading feed enzymes remain subject to considerable confusion, despite increasingly widespread use within the poultry and swine sectors, writes Dr Craig Wyatt, AB Vista Poultry Technical...
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....
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...
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....
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...
How Will New Inspection Rules Affect US Poultry Plants?
Controversial new rules from the USDA to change the system of poultry meat inspection in the US came into effect on 20 October 2014....
Oxford Real Farming Conference 2015 Offered Alternative Solutions
Now in its sixth year, the Oxford Real Farming Conference has become a fixture of the UK's agricultural calendar, reports Sarah Hulbert....
Evaluation of Deoiled Distiller's Dried Grains with Solubles for Broilers
Broilers can perform adequately with a diet including low-oil distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS), according to a new study at Auburn University, but researchers warn that the diet may be more expensive due to the lower energy contribution of...
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