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Understanding the True Impact of Non-Starch Polysaccharides in Poultry Diets
Dietary fibre, and non-starch polysaccharides (NSPs) in particular, can have a substantial negative impact on monogastric digestion and performance, with restricted digestibility leading to significant reductions in feed efficiency and growth, says AB...
Effective Fumonisins Counteraction in Poultry
This study from Nutriad demonstrates that the presence of fumonisins in the feed has adverse effects on broiler productivity and health, which can be ameliorated by the inclusion of UNIKE Plus in the diet....
Atlanta Forum Centres on Feeding
Feeding and nutrition formed a key focus for the new research presented at the International Poultry Scientific Forum in Atlanta, Georgia, US, in January 2015. In this report, we look at the potential of novel feed ingredients – some new to poultry...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Americas Supply One-fifth of World's Eggs
Egg production in the Americas has increased by 2.2 per cent per year since 2000, maintaining the region's share of global total at just over 20 per cent, according to market analyst, Terry Evans, in his latest review of the trends in the world egg business....
Feeding Poultry at High Environmental Temperatures
A recently published review indicates some nutritional and management changes to help poultry overcome problems associated with heat stress....
Study Examines How to Integrate Poultry with Pasture Species and Agroforestry Production
Researchers at the USDA-ARS at the University of Arkansas report on their investigation into alternative feeding systems, parasite control and pasture enrichment for free-range poultry combined with pasture, cattle and agro-forestry systems. ...
Australian Agricultural Commodities Report: Chicken Meat
Australian chicken meat production grew consistently over the decade to 2013-14, averaging nearly five per cent growth a year and will continue to increase in the coming years, according to John Hogan in the 'Agricultural Commodities' report from the...
Thermal Manipulations of Turkey Embryos
A new study from Israel reveals that increasing the temperature and relative humidity for part of the incubation period did not affect poultry bodyweight or hatchability although the manipulated birds hatched earlier and more of them had unhealed navels....
Campylobacter Control in Poultry
Nuriad describes the application of precision-delivery coated butyrate to control Campylobacter in two experiments in broilers....
Managing Coccidiosis in Broiler Breeders
The management of coccidiosis in broiler breeders is reviewed by Dr Hector Cervantes of Phibro Animal Health Corp....
Carbon Footprint Assessment and Calculation Tool Development for the Poultry Industry
University of Georgia scientists have tested a computer-based spreadsheet calculation tool, which they found to be user-friendly and easily accessible to poultry producers. As well as allowing a grower to assess the carbon footprint of their farm, it...
Review of “Long Crower Chickens” as Poultry Genetic Resources in Indonesia
Researchers in Indonesia have analysed the sounds made by four native chicken breeds, which are valued for their melodious crows in chicken "singing" contests....
European Mycotoxin Situation Threatening Poultry Producers
The negative effects of DON and other trichotecenes have on feed intake and growth in young turkey poults and the efficacy of a mycotoxin deactivator, UNIKE PLUS, to reduce these adverse effects are reported by Radka Borutova, Business development manager...
Feed Mycotoxins Decrease Vaccine Efficacy
The use of effective mycotoxin control (TOXY-NIL Plus) offers an opportunity to modify significantly the broiler's response to vaccination and help to improve health and performance, reports Nutriad....
Effect of Mycotoxins on Egg Quality
Giving hens mouldy feed supplemented with a mycotoxin inactivator, Toxy-Nil Plus, resulted in yolk carotenoid levels and plasma uric acid concentrations after 20 and 50 days of the experiment being similar to hens fed good feed and restored egg production,...
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