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Effects of Increasing Concentrations of Corn Dried Distiller’s Grains with Solubles on the Egg Production and Internal Quality of Eggs
Up to 50 per cent of corn dried distiller’s grains with solubles (DDGS) could be included in the layer's diet without adverse effects, providing digestible amino acid requirements are met in the DDGS-added diets, report Hongyu Sun, Eun Joo Lee, Himali...
Energy Balance Analysis of a Poultry Processing Plant
A detailed study of the power use at a poultry processing plant by researchers at the University of Arkansas identified a number of areas where cost-savings could be made. ...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2013: Asian Egg Imports and Exports on the Rise
Asia accounts for around 30 per cent of the global trade in shell eggs, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans but the region participates little in the trade in dried or liquid egg products. ...
Ultrasound May Be Useful for Reducing Salmonella Levels in Chicken Meat
A research project at the Georgia Tech Research Institute in Atlanta demonstrates that ultrasound may be useful for reducing Salmonella levels on poultry meat in the processing plant. Its efficacy was enhanced when it was used in addition to chemicals....
Infectious Laryngotracheitis
On overview of this viral respiratory disease of poultry published in 'Drumstick' magazine from the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries....
Australian Chicken Meat: Outlook to 2018-19
Chicken meat production is projected to grow over the period to 2018–19, reflecting continued growth in domestic consumer demand, according to Clay Mifsud in the 'Agricultural Commodities' report from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource...
Effect of Slow and Rapid Peroxidation of Corn Oil on the Performance and Energy Storage of Broiler Chicks
Corn oil peroxidation status had some minimal effects on broiler performance to 27 days of age but did result in significant differences in abdominal fat pad weight. This suggests an impact of the treatment on energy utilisation, according to a study...
Nutrient Deposition and Energy Utilisation in Slow-growing Broilers Fed with Organic Diets
The growth patterns of slow-growing male and female broilers in organic systems were found to be so different by a group of researchers in Germany that they recommend using separate feeding programmes for rearing the sexes in these systems. ...
Apoptosis Induction in Duck Tissues during Duck Hepatitis A Virus Type 1 Infection
Researchers in China have found that the multiplication of the virus is exacerbated by changes in the destruction of the duck tissues....
Atlanta Poultry Forum Offered New Insights on Feed Ingredients and Additives
Among the 140 papers presented at the International Poultry Scientific Forum in Atlanta in January were those reporting research into a range of feed-related topics, writes Jackie Linden. Included in this article are those offering insights into the feeding...
Split Feeding System for More Sustainable Egg Production
The Split Feeding System delivers the optimal supply of nutrients in order to meet the specific needs of the hen during the egg formation process by supplying two different feeds per day....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2013: Asia Supplies 60 Per Cent of World's Eggs
Egg production in Asia accounts for nearly 60 per cent of the world total, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans....
Windrow Composting Broiler Litter Between Flocks
A review of the process of windrow composting of broiler litter in the house between flocks from Mississippi State University's Extension Service, focusing especially on controlling pathogens and litter moisture as well as avoiding conditions that exacerbate...
Milestones in Avian Coccidiosis Research: A Review
This article, by Professor David Chapman of the University of Arkansas, describes some of the milestones in research concerned with protozoan parasites of the genus Eimeria that infect birds and cause the disease coccidiosis....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2013: Mexico Still No. 1 in Egg Consumption in the Americas
The rate of growth in the human population has slowed, both globally and in the Americas, writes Terry Evans. Despite a reduction in egg consumption in Mexico following the avian influenza outbreaks there, the country retained its top spot in the world...
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