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News from 03 September 2015




Fumonisins in Poultry: Fact or Fiction?
In the past, fumonisins were not considered a threat to the poultry industry. ...
Marek’s Disease in Small Flocks
This article from Christine Heinrichs explains the symptoms of Marek's Disease in poultry and how to prevent it occurring in small flocks....
Why Keep Backyard Chickens?
If you don’t already have a small flock of chickens, you are reading this article because you want to. Christine Heinrichs discusses the history and...
Understanding and Combatting Mycotoxins in Poultry Feed
Understanding the occurrence and prevalence of mycotoxins and their effects on poultry is becoming more and more imperative as research over the last couple...
One or Two Legs: Importance of Catching Method for Broiler Welfare
The catching of broilers prior to transport and slaughter is the subject of much concern from animal welfare organisations and the general public. A study...
Measuring Waddles in Ducks
Walking ability has an important impact on chicken health and welfare, and ducks are no different. A study published by Maja Makagon and colleagues in...





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