Identifying and Responding to Factors That Can Affect Egg Quality and Appearance

Many factors can influence egg quality and appearance. These factors will vary depending upon the housing environment, genetics, drugs, feed ingredients, or chemicals used...

Seven mathematicians, five days – one turkey body weight challenge

Seven mathematicians, five days – one turkey body weight challenge We recently participated in a fast-paced workshop in collaboration with Wageningen University. SWI is an...

REVIEW OF JANUARY 2019 PRODUCTION COSTS.

January 2019 USDA Ex-Farm Benchmark Price Down 12.7 Percent from December 2018, Consistent with Seasonal Trends and Oversupply. January 2019 USDA Average...

Home-Produced Chicken Eggs

by M. Bunning and J. Avens 1 (3/2010) Quick Facts… Eggs from your own backyard chicken flock can be a convenient and nutritious source of...

Raising cleaner birds: What more can live production do to reduce Salmonella?

Successful Salmonella control throughout live poultry production requires an integrated effort, attention to detail and careful follow-through to help processing plants meet more stringent...

Prevention of Egg Eating in Chickens

Egg eating by hens is a habit which is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to break. It is important you manage your facilities so...

Induced Molting of Commercial Layers

Introduction Induced molting can be an effective management tool, enabling you to match egg production with demand and reduce bird cost per dozen eggs by...

New Turkey Distribution Network in the USA: They said it couldn’t be done!

With the demand for higher quality turkey products in North America, Hendrix Genetics invested in and launched a new commercial distribution network. In 2017, we announced...

Small-Flock Turkey Production

Raising turkeys can be a satisfying educational activity as well as a source of economical, high-quality meat for your family and friends. Turkeys can easily...

Small Flock Series: Incubation of Poultry

Jesse J. Lyons Department of Animal Sciences Hatching eggs — watching an egg turn into a baby chick — is a learning experience for students of...