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Incubation Temperature and Humidity Affect Chicken Embryo Development
Adjustments in the temperature during incubation had more adverse effects on embryo mortality and malformations than manipulation of the humidity, according to a new study from Portugal....
Antimicrobial Efficacy of Lauric Arginate against Campylobacter and Spoilage Organisms on Chicken Breast Fillets
New research from Mississippi State University reveals that lauric arginate (LAE) is effective in reducing Campylobacter jejuni counts on chicken breast fillets....
Role of Relative Humidity and Environmental Management in Live Eimeria Vaccination of Replacement Layer Pullets
A low level of relative humidity in the poultry house resulted in the failure of coccidiosis vaccination in this work at the University of Guelph in Canada....
Poultry Meat Sector in Australia
Chicken meat production is forecast to achieve a record and reach 1.13 million tonnes in 2014-15 as both domestic uptake and exports are set to rise, according to Caitlin Murray and Beth Deards in the ABARES Agricultural Commodities report for the September...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Europe's Chicken Exports Double
Exports of fresh/frozen chicken from European countries almost doubled between 2000 and 2011 to reach 3.5 million tonnes in the latter year, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans....
Short Term Outlook for EU Poultry Market 2014-2015
Poultry meat production keeps on increasing in spite of the higher availability of other meats, according to the 'Short Term Outlook for EU arable crops, dairy and meat markets in 2014 and 2015' from the European Commission. ...
Common Sources of Foodborne Disease in UK
Campylobacter is the most common foodborne pathogen in the UK, with an estimated 280,000 cases and 40,000 foodborne illness-related GP consultations, according to the second Infectious Intestinal Disease extension study carried out for the Food Standards...
Introducing EuPoul: Smart Solution to Mass Euthanasia of Poultry
An egg farmer from New South Wales has developed a better way to euthanise his spent hens. This is his interview with Byron Stein, editor of The Drumstick Newsletter from New South Wales Department of Primary Industries....
Moment of Hatch and Feed Access Affect Chicken Development
Early hatchers developed and grew differently from mid-term and late hatchers within a 24-hour hatch window in this Dutch work, and even a short delay in access to feed after hatch impacted growth and development during the first seven days....
Amino Acid Supplemented Diets Varying in Protein Levels for Laying Hens
A new study from China examines the responses of laying hens to lower-protein diets with supplements of individual essential amino acids. Diets lower in crude protein did not affect egg production or bodyweight yet they did lower nitrogen excretion....
Novel Protein Sources and Improved Starter Feed Formulation for Broilers
Poultry CRC project leaders, Professor Bob Swick and Professor Paul Iji, at the University of New England have recently completed a research project aimed at identifying ingredients and feed formulations that can improve the growth of broiler chicks,...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Europe Expands Its Share of World Chicken Output
Europe's share of global broiler meat production is forecast to rise to 17 per cent this year. Industry analyst, Terry Evans, continues his review of the world chicken meat industry with a look at production trends in Europe, an area that includes Russia...
Updating the Nutrient Requirements of Poultry
Two US poultry scientists explore the need for an update to the widely used publication, 'Nutrient Requirements of Poultry'. ...
Trust, Biosecurity Underpin 30-Year-Old Thai Egg Business
Visitors to the C&C Eggland Company located in Korjan in the Chonburi province of Thailand, cannot fail to be impressed by the level of biosecurity that the company insists upon, reports Stuart Lumb. ...
Understanding Substrates Is Key to Optimising Exogenous Enzyme Efficacy for Poultry
Better understanding of the components in the feed that act as substrates is key to developing and better utilising feed enzymes, according to researchers from the US and Brazil speaking at a conference in California in 2013....
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