Why individually weigh broiler breeders in rear?

Broiler Breeder Management How-to’s provided by Aviagen Tip #5 Routine accurate estimates of average body weight allows correct feed allocation to a population during rear and...

Vital Farms Shows You The Farm Your Eggs Are From

Vital Farms is launching a groundbreaking food traceability program. Every consumer of Vital Farms eggs can now see the small family farm - with...

Livestock and Poultry Mortality Disposal in Pennsylvania

Properly managing and disposing of dead farm animals is important. Every livestock and poultry operation should have a proper dead stock disposal strategy. The strategy...

Turkey’s poultry production up in October

Turkey's chicken meat production rose by 3.6% year-on-year in October, the country's statistical authority announced on Dec. 13. In the country, while chicken meat production...

Prevention of Predator Damage in Poultry Flocks

Download the complete article This publication is designed to help poultry producers reduce or prevent predation by improving or extending care and management of their...

Poultry: Heat Stress in Caged Layers

Table of Contents Introduction Ventilation Recommendations for Minimizing Heat Stress in Caged Layers Introduction A caged layer, eating a normal ration and laying at a rate...

Fan Selection for Poultry Housing

View as PDF: P2998.pdf Text file for accessibility: P2998_accessible.docx Your fans are the engine of your mechanically ventilated chicken house. The fans...

Troubleshooting problems with a small flock

When investigating a problem with a poultry flock, the following questions should be asked: 1. What are the type, quantity, age, and source of birds...

Biosecurity: plans, puzzles and people

By Abby Neu Schuft, Extension Educator NPIP Biosecurity Plan Audits The count-down has begun for producers to complete their first NPIP Biosecurity Plan Audit. Each eligible...

Factors Affecting Egg Production in Backyard Chicken Flocks1

Jacqueline P. Jacob, Henry R. Wilson, Richard D. Miles, Gary D. Butcher, and F. Ben Mather2 The laying cycle of a chicken flock usually covers...
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