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News from 03 September 2015




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...
Alternatives to Antibiotic Growth Promoters in Poultry and Pigs
The use of antibiotics in feed for growth promotion has long been restricted in the EU, but there has been a lot of research activity looking at possible...
Greater Bioavailability of Chelates Found When Compared to Inorganic Zinc in Broiler Chicks
A new study compared the bioavailability of different forms of zinc when fed to broilers with the objective of developing more effective and efficient...
The Laying Hen Housing Research Project
Research into laying hen housing by the Coalition for Sustainable Egg Supply has shown a variety of pluses and minuses between three different systems...





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