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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....
Performance, Health and Tissue Weights of Broilers Fed Graded Levels of Hairless Hulled Canary Seed
Yellow and brown hairless canary seeds have merit and are safe for broiler feeding, according to new research from Canada....
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...
Effects of Sawdust Thickness on the Performance, Environmental Condition and Welfare of Yellow Broilers
Increasing litter thickness was associated with improvements in the growth, air conditions and welfare of yellow broilers in this study from Yangzhou, China. ...
Finalisation of FSIS's Modernisation of Poultry Slaughter Inspection Rule
Dr Ashley B. Peterson, vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs for the US National Chicken Council, explains what the new Rule means for poultry production processes and food safety. ...
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...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Growth in Chicken Consumption in Americas Slows
Poultry industry analyst, Terry Evans, explores the trends in chicken meat consumption in the Americas....
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....
Low-Cost Sensors Enable New Possibilities for Advanced Systems in Poultry Management and Processing
Advances in consumer technology have allowed researchers to explore a new range of possibilities for low-cost advanced sensor systems for poultry processing and management, according to Colin Usher of the Georgia Tech Research Institute’s Food Processing...
Effect of High-oxygen and Oxygen-free Modified Atmosphere Packaging on Spoilage Process of Poultry Breast Fillets
High-oxygen packaging offered no advantages over high-nitrogen packaging of chicken fillets in terms of meat quality or shelf life in this experiment in Germany....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014 - Americas' Chicken Trade Continues to Grow Apace
Brazil and the US account for 60 per cent of chicken meat exported by the Americas, while Argentina's trade has shown steady progress over the last decade, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans....
Frequent Application of Litter Amendments in Broiler Houses During Grow-out on Bird Health, Production and Environment
A series of experiments at the University of Delaware show that frequent application of sodium bisulphate improved broiler production performance and foot pad quality and reduced ammonia emissions and Salmonella counts....
Corn Substitution by Low-tannin Sorghum Grain for Broiler Production
Low-tannin sorghum could be used as an alternative for corn (maize) in broiler diets, according to a new study from Senegal. The climate of the Sahel region is challenging for corn growing, the researchers commented....
Effect of Coarsely Ground Corn on Broiler Live Performance, GI Tract, Digestibility and Digesta Particle Size
Diets that contained 25 and 50 per cent coarsely ground corn improved broiler bodyweight, feed conversion ratio and digestibility of energy and protein, according to new research from North Carolina State University....
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