The Annual Challenge of Raising Healthy Birds in the Fall and Winter

As fall approaches, the high temperatures from the summer begin to fall, reaching levels below the bird's thermoneutral zone. A baby chick's thermoneutral zone...

Non-quota or non-commercial poultry disease investigations

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) has a small-flock disease investigation program to help non-quota/non-commercial (NQ/NC) poultry owners and their veterinarians. What is "Non-Quota/Non-Commercial" Poultry? Non-quota/non-commercial (NQ/NC)...

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...

Poultry Disease Diagnosis

Text file for accessibility: p1276_accessible.docx The proper diagnosis of poultry diseases depends on three important factors: Identification of vital organs and...

Don’t just wing it: Managing vitamin stability in low-inclusion poultry premixes

Source: Alltech Proper handling and storage is key to ensuring your birds get the most from low-inclusion premixes. Vitamins are essential micronutrients required in all poultry...

Poultry Nutrient Unit Calculator

How Many Nutrient Units Do I Have? Poultry Operations If you own a poultry operation, Ontario Regulation 267/03 under the Nutrient Management Act, 2002 applies to...

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...

Epithelium: The First Line of Defense

Epithelial tissue, or skin, is an animal’s first line of defense against environmental challenges. It covers all exterior and interior surfaces of the body,...

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...

Reducing salmonella risk in table egg production

Three common water sanitation programs Clean sanitized water is one of the most critical, but unfortunately often overlooked, elements in allowing a flock to perform...
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