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Incubation Temperature Profiles Affect Broiler Feathering
This North Carolina State University study - looking at the effects of incubation temperature, breeder feeding programme and litter management on feather follicle development of broilers - may help to improve broiler welfare and reduce the incidence of...
Atypical Velogenic Newcastle Disease in a Commercial Layer Flock in Japan
Ten years on from an outbreak of disease in a Japanese layer flock thought to be caused by infectious bronchitis, scientists have also identified a velogenic Newcastle disease virus....
Effects of Increasing Concentrations of Corn DDGS on Chemical Composition and Nutrients Content of Egg
Feeding a high level of maize (corn) distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to laying hens increased the content of lutein and polyunsaturated fatty acids in egg yolk in this experiment at Iowa State University. ...
Egg Pre-heating in Modern Single-stage Hatcheries
A review of pre-heating eggs prior to single-stage incubation from Petersime....
Simple Steps to Stop Rodent Damage
Rats and mice could be costing you a small fortune in feed and they increase the risk of a poultry house fire. Jess Campbell, Dennis Brothers, Jeremiah Davis, Jim Donald and Gene Simpson of the National Poultry Technology Center at Auburn University offer...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Rapid Growth in Asia’s Egg Output
Accounting for more than 60 per cent of the Asian total, China dominates egg production in the region, says industry analyst, Terry Evans, in his latest review of the hen egg sector in Asia....
Risk Factors for Campylobacter Colonisation in Danish Broiler Flocks
A recent study from Denmark highlights the need for better biosecurity to reduce the prevalence of Campylobacter on broiler farms. Poor general hygiene, adverse litter storage conditions and a chimney inlet to the ventilation system were the factors most...
What’s New in Biosecurity for Poultry?
A summary of some of the latest developments on the prevention of poultry and foodborne diseases that have been published or presented at scientific conferences recently....
Effects of Environmental Enrichment and Beak-trimming During Rearing on Subsequent Feather-pecking in Laying Hens
Beak trimming performed on pullets during the rearing period appeared to be effective in reducing the expression of severe feather pecking during the laying period in this Australian study....
Growth-promoting Effects of Prebiotic Yeast Cell Wall Products in Broiler Chicks
The two yeast products tested at Texas A&M University improved the growth and feed conversion of broilers up to 21 days of age when the birds were challenged with the pathogen causing necrotic enteritis, and a combination of the products was more effective...
Fighting Newcastle and Other Poultry Diseases
Researchers with the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Athens, Georgia, have reported progress in their work to prevent outbreaks of Newcastle disease and other diseases that pose a risk to poultry producers across the world....
Effects of Dietary Protein During Rearing and Energy During Lay on Broiler Breeder Females
New research from the Netherlands reveals that a low-protein diet during rearing of pullets brings benefits in terms of hatchability and egg production during lay. During the first phase of lay, feeding a standard energy diet gave the best performance...
Protective Immunity Against Influenza H5N1 Virus Challenge in Chickens by Recombinant Lactococcus
Researchers from Nanchang in China have found a novel oral vaccine to be effective against the H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in chickens....
Antibiotic-free Poultry Production: Is It Sustainable?
According to the author of this review, companies considering raising poultry without antibiotics need to be aware that there may be adverse effects on bird health, production efficiency and cost....
Improved Method for Detecting Salmonella During Poultry Processing
A recently completed research project at the University of Arkansas has led to the development of a rapid PCR assay for the detection of Salmonella in the poultry processing plant. The assay was found to be effective and its reduces both cost and testing...
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