Global Animal Protein Outlook 2019 – Growth Slows Down… as Doubts Gear Up

Growth in global animal protein continues, but it is slowing. Uncertainty is a key theme for 2019. Uncertainty created by African swine fever, in...

Effect of low protein diets supplemented with free amino acids on growth performance, slaughter...

J van Harn, M A Dijkslag, M M van Krimpen Poultry Science, Volume 98, Issue 10, October 2019, Pages 4868–4877, https://doi.org/10.3382/ps/pez229 ABSTRACT A study with...

Fire Destroys Barn with 12,400 Broilers in North Carolina

    A fire destroyed a barn with 12,500 4-week old broilers on Saturday on a farm in Roaring River North Carolina. Claude Shew Jr. a contract...

Wayne Farms’ Clint Rivers Installed as Chairman of the National Chicken Council

    Clint Rivers, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Farms LLC (Oakwood, Georgia) was installed as 2019-2020 Chairman of the National Chicken Council (NCC) during NCC’s 65h Annual Conference...

Basic Husbandry for Turkeys

Table of Contents Handy Hints  Criteria Norms During Growth Norms After Maturity Trouble Shooting Checklist Temperature (At birds height) Under Brooders Day Old - 1 week: 35°C 1-2: 32°C 2-3: 29°C 3-4: 27°C 4-5: 21-24°C Room Temperature 21-22°C (Bird's comfort) Too...

HACCP in the Egg Industry: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point System

Voluntary participation in HACCP-type programs reduces the risk of marketing eggs contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis and maintains consumer confidence in egg products. Foreword This manual provides...

Why measure pin bone spacing?

Broiler Breeder Management How-to’s provided by Aviagen Tip #2 Routine measurement of the spacing between the pin (pelvic) bones allows correct determination of female sexual maturity...

Backyard Biosecurity Is the Best Defense Against Avian Influenza

Download the complete article The threat of a serious disease outbreak such as avian influenza (AI) or infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) should raise every backyard poultry...

Rethink biosecurity

uick facts Biosecurity is key to preventing and reducing disease risk, including avian influenza. Enforce biosecurity basics including isolation, flow control, sanitation and cleaning and...

Micro Aid Liquid for Waste Management Problems

Download the complete Article Micro-Aid® Liquid has been university researched and commercially proven as being effective in controlling noxious gasses (e.g. – ammonia, hydrogen sulfide...
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