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Management Requirements for Waterfowl
Advice from Phillip J. Clauer, Poultry Extension Specialist in the Animal and Poultry Sciences group with Virginia Cooperative Extension, on the care of small flocks of ducks and geese....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS: Upward Trend in Chicken Meat Consumption in Africa, Oceania
Protein uptake is set to climb more rapidly in Africa, while Australians are eating ever more chicken, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans, in the final part of his review of the chicken industries in Africa and Oceania....
Management Programme for Raising Breeder Duck Flocks
Advice on keeping and feeding breeding ducks from Gary S. Davis and Ken E. Anderson, Extension Poultry Specialists with North Carolina State University....
Effect of Lasalocid or Salinomycin on Performance and Immunity Following Coccidia Vaccination of Broilers
A new study in the US has examined the benefits of giving the ionophores, lasalocid or salinomycin, to in-ovo coccidia-vaccinated chickens. ...
Horizontal Transmission of Salmonella Enteritidis in Laying Hens Housed in Conventional or Enriched Cages
Housing type had no significant effect on the transmission of Salmonella Enteritidis infection in this American study....
Study of Kampung Chicken Resistance to Salmonella enteritidis
A new study from Indonesia reveals that the local Kampung chicken are resistant to Salmonella enteritidis infection, which makes their eggs more suitable for a local speciality made with raw eggs....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS: Significant Chicken Trade in Some Countries of Africa and Oceania
Africa and Oceania are the two regions that trade the lowest volumes of chicken meat, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans. However, within those areas, South Africa and Benin export significant volumes and Angola is a leading importer within Africa....
Why Broiler Growers Should Be Concerned about Paw Quality
Broiler growers may be looking at this paw (foot pad) situation all wrong, according to Tom Tabler (Extension Professor), Morgan Farnell (Associate Professor) and Jessica Wells (Extension Instructor, Poultry Science), all at Mississippi State University....
Repairing Corroded Sidewall Metal
Metal sidewall issues can increase the cost of heating the house and adversely impact broiler performance. Dennis Brothers of the National Poultry Technology Center at Auburn University College of Agriculture explains how to maintain the building by repairing...
GB Emerging Threats Report: Avian Diseases: April-June (Q2) 2014
Among the highlights included in this quarterly report from the Animal Health & Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) are H4N6 low-pathogenic avian flu virus infections in chickens, enterococcal and streptococcal infections in broilers,ILT in broiler...
Future of Poultry Nutrition: How to Feed Chickens More Sustainably
Finding solutions to the challenge of producing poultry more sustainably was the theme of a recent conference in the UK. The meeting explored all aspects of sustainability – economics, environment and ethics. Feed accounts for a high proportion of the...
Questions and Answers on Highly Pathogenic H5N8 Avian Influenza
A summary of current knowledge on the H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Steady Rise in Chicken Meat Output for Africa and Oceania
In Africa and Oceania, chicken meat production increased by more than four per cent annually between 2000 and 2012, the most recent year recorded, reports industry analyst, Terry Evans, in his review of the poultry meat sector in those two regions....
New Poultry Enterprise Helps Sustain Rural Families in Brazil
Brazilian farms can be made more sustainable by integrating poultry and beef cattle production, explains Murilo Quintiliano of Food Animal Initiative (FAI) Brazil....
Reducing the Environmental Impact of Turkey Production
Nearly three years in development, the UK’s University of Newcastle and Cranfield University and industry partners have introduced a new tool firstly to assess and then to improve the environmental impact of turkey production, reports Jackie Linden....
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