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Horizontal Transmission of Salmonella Enteritidis in Laying Hens Housed in Conventional or Enriched Cages
Housing type had no significant effect on the transmission of Salmonella Enteritidis infection in this American study....
Repairing Corroded Sidewall Metal
Metal sidewall issues can increase the cost of heating the house and adversely impact broiler performance. Dennis Brothers of the National Poultry Technology...
Windbreak Walls and Short Stacks to Control Odour and Dust: Do They Really Work?
Do windbreak walls really work and do they offer a solution to odours from poultry houses? Mark Dunlop and Geordie Galvin of the Rural Industries Research...
Dutch Solution for More Welfare-friendly Egg Production
A near-crisis in the egg industry in the Netherlands a decade ago sparked a whole new way of looking at egg production to address better the three Ps –...
Effect of Feeder Space During Growing and Laying Periods and Feeding Rate on Broiler Breeder Female Reproduction
A study at North Carolina State University has new light on the effects of feeder management during the rearing and laying phases on broiler breeder performance,...
Motor Size is Poor Indicator of Fan Power Usage
Purchasing an energy-efficient fan is actually quite simple, say Michael Czarick and John Worley, Extension Engineers at the University of Georgia. They...





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