Looking to the future: Antibiotic use in poultry production

While antibiotic usage is often acceptable to poultry producers, they should consider alternatives practices in order to stay competitive in today’s market. It’s becoming...

Heat Stress in Caged Layers

Introduction A caged layer, eating a normal ration and laying at a rate of 80%, will produce about 180 kilocalories of heat every day. Thus...

Cornell partners in $10M poultry science grant

    Cornell is co-leading a $9.95 million, five-year U.S. Department of Agriculture grant that aims to transform nutrition and water use in the poultry industry...

Laying hen welfare: An investigative look into overcrowding in nest boxes, keel bone deformities,...

Download the complete report Background As housing of commercial laying hens moves away from conventional cages, new protocols regarding laying hen welfare are being established to...

Nutrient Content in Mississippi Broiler Litter

Introduction Mississippi has about 1,450 poultry farms producing 762 million broilers per year that are processed and shipped locally, across the country, and around the...

Avian Coryza

Avian Coryza is an emerging poultry respiratory disease in some regions of the United States. Severe facial edema is probably the most notorious clinical...

7 Levers of Poultry Gut Health for Antibiotic Reduction Success

Source: Biomin Poultry producers all aim to deliver their product, be it meat or eggs, in a way that is acceptable to consumers while being...

DuPont Animal Nutrition Launches Axtra® PHY, the Latest Generation of Phytase Enzyme in Japan

As part of its nutribiotic approach to feed strategy, Axtra® PHY helps producers improve animal performance, reduce phosphorus waste and overall environmental footprint. DuPont Animal...

Bed Bugs in Poultry Facilities: Identification, Scouting, and Control Options

By: Erika Machtinger, GREGORY P MARTIN, PH.D., PAS Introduction Bed bugs had all but disappeared in developing countries, but a recent resurgence is causing serious problems....

Organic Acid Blends, Broiler Welfare and Blackhead Research Update Among the Topics to be...

Six university researchers will present findings from recently completed research projects funded by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and its Foundation as...
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