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Tuesday, November 22, 2016
New Feeders Prove Effective Way to Lower Costs
“Our old feeders just weren’t allowing us to compete with some of the newer barns around the area. Our very first flock with new Classic Flood feeders settled at number one,″ explained C.L. England, a poultry grower from Exeter, Missouri, USA. ...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Dedicated Feed Line Boosts Flock Performance
Several years ago we came up with the idea of installing a dedicated feed line in the brood area to add extra feeder space and reduce hand filling, explained Georgia producer, Jacob Williams....
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
3-D Printer Shapes Poultry, Livestock Equipment
One of the newest tools utilized by the Georgia Poultry/Hog Slat engineering group is a 3-D printer.  About the size of a small refrigerator, the 3-D printer generates plastic prototype parts from computer generated 3-D models....
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
GrowerSELECT Reduces Margin Stacking
Margin stacking is a term that may or may not be familiar to you. It refers to the cost or profit margin that each member of the supply chain contributes to bring a product to the end user. Every manufacturer, distributor and dealer adds their own margin...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Biosecurity in Poultry Production: What Makes it Work — and What Doesn’t
GLOBAL - Over the past several years, the US poultry industry has been challenged by emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. In fact, every year since the 1970s, we have on average identified one new disease or a more virulent strain of a known...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Chilean Broiler Producer Saves Energy with Chick Master CC3 Ventilation System
CHILE - One of the leading broiler producers in Chile, Don Pollo, has commissioned a Chick Master CC3 Ventilation System in their hatchery....
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Are there Practical Alternatives to Ionophores?
GLOBAL - Proponents of raising broilers without ionophores and other antibiotics have proposed putting more emphasis on farm management, biosecurity and alternatives to anticoccidials....
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Project Horizon Helps Producers Transition to Antibiotic Free Production
ANALYSIS - Novus International launches Project Horizon, a commitment to helping producers navigate through the transition to antibiotic-free production. ...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
S. Enteritidis Shedding More Frequent in Conventional than in Enriched Cages
GLOBAL - Fecal shedding of Salmonella enteritidis was significantly more frequent among experimentally infected laying hens in conventional cages compared to hens housed in enriched colony cages, indicates a study from USDA and North Carolina State University...
Friday, June 17, 2016
Condemnations, Mortality Shift Focus to E. coli Vaccination in Some Broiler Flocks
GLOBAL - While infectious bronchitis remains a serious threat to broiler health, it often opens the door to the more costly secondary infection, Escherichia coli, explained Kalen Cookson, DVM, director of clinical research at Zoetis....
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Poultry Grower Competitive with GrowerSELECT Feeder
US - When Billy Dossett, a poultry producer in Collins Mississippi, USA, decided to replace the 14-year-old feeding system in his broiler houses, he turned to Georgia Poultry to supply the equipment....
Friday, May 06, 2016
“Cleanliness is Key” - Preventing Diseases Transmitted by Humans
GLOBAL - Health and hygiene are the backbone of every successful poultry business. ...
Halamid®: On-farm Biosecurity Still Needs Enforcement
GLOBAL - With the upsurge in occurrences of avian influenza since 2014 in various parts of the world, the discussion related to appropriate measures for containment has taken a new swing as well. ...
Campylobacter: Pre-Harvest Research in the US
US - Despite significant progress by the poultry industry in reducing foodborne pathogens, the rates of human illness persist. ...
Friday, March 04, 2016
Reducing Salmonella and Campylobacter in Broilers
GLOBAL - Poultry companies have made great progress in meeting food safety objectives, yet poultry meat remains a major source of the Salmonella and Campylobacter that cause foodborne illness....
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Antibiotic Free Poultry Is Key Industry Driver
ANALYSIS - The move to antibiotic free production is one of the key drivers in the poultry industry as consumers demand what they perceive as a healthier product, reports Sarah Mikesell, live from the 2016 International Production and Processing Expo...
Thursday, November 05, 2015
Feed Treatment Set to Help Control AI
GLOBAL - Studies underway at Alabama’s Auburn University in the USA look set to provide layer operations with a critical control tool in the battle against Avian Influenza....
Thursday, September 03, 2015
Biochip Array Technology to Detect Mycotoxins
GLOBAL - Mycotoxins are found in a wide range of foods and feeds, particularly in areas with climates of high temperature and humidity, writes Julie-Ann Mayne from Randox Food Diagnostics....
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Thermal Fogging with Halamid
FRANCE - There has been a resurgence of interest in thermal fogging in the poultry industry recently and of experimentation with different active products as the use of traditional chemicals such as formaldehyde has been called into question on grounds...
Biosecurity and Vaccination for Control of Avian Influenza
INDIA - Feeding 9 billion human beings by 2050 and the role of chicken and eggs in filling the gap of protein are being actively discussed, writes Dr.T.Kotaiah from Indbro....
History in the Making
GLOBAL - If imagination is the fount of innovation, then is accident the mother of invention?...
Getting the Measure of Biosecurity
UK - How often do you measure and evaluate your biosecurity procedures? the Aviagen Global Technical Transfer Team asks....
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Hygiene Starts Before Hatching
UK - Eggs are not impervious to infection, according to Aviagen, offering advice on keeping hatching eggs as hygienically clean as possible....
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Ceva's Budapest Poultry Summit to Focus on Science of Vaccinology
HUNGARY - From 28 to 30 April in Budapest, Ceva will hold its yearly summit designed to help poultry producers improve performance by increasing their awareness of the most innovative and integrated healthcare strategies....
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Broilers Show Less Tendon Swelling in Reovirus Vaccine Study
US - A recent study showed that broiler chicks receiving higher reovirus antibody levels from conventionally vaccinated hens had a lower incidence of tendon swelling and were protected from weight suppression caused by Variant Group-1 (VG-1), reports...
 
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