Leg and Foot Disorders in Domestic Fowl

This publication is available in a PDF file format only. Leg and foot problems in domestic fowl can be a serious welfare problem, with consequences...

Effects of dietary lysine and methionine supplementation on Ross 708 male broilers from 21...

A previous study has shown that a limited increase of lysine (Lys) and methionine (Met) in broiler diets may improve feed conversion ratio (FCR),...

QSAR-aided study of antihypertensive peptides from egg

Summary Hypertension or high blood pressure is a well-defined risk for cardiovascular diseases. Bioactive peptides (short fragments of proteins) that inhibit the activity of angiotensin...

Prevention of necrotic enteritis by a synergistic non-antibiotic feed additive in broiler chickens

Download the complete article Inflammation is an important consequence of Necrotic enteritis (NE). Microscopic evaluation of early stages of necrotic enteritis reveals strong inflammatory reactions...

Chicks may hold clues to lameness in older birds

Lameness in some poultry flocks has researchers searching for the cause, Suzanne Dougherty, DVM, a consulting poultry veterinarian based in Alabama, told Poultry Health...

Scientists use machine learning to identify source of Salmonella outbreaks

A team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety in Griffin has developed a machine-learning approach that...

Fresh approach to coccidiosis needed to tackle increase in broiler gut damage

Source: PoultryHealthToday Changes in the behavior of one of the most important coccidial pathogens means poultry producers should take a fresh look at how they...

In-House Pasteurization of Broiler Litter

LSU Ag Center, September 2006. 16 pages. This report addresses concerns of the proper use and management of poultry litter and how poultry growers have...

Nutrient Requirements of Chickens and Turkeys

Tables from Nutrient Requirements of Poultry, eighth revised edition, 1984, National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20418. Estimated values are indicated...

Weighing Broiler Breeders

ecipe for success!. A very important ingredient in the recipe for a productive broiler breeder flock is the collection of frequent and accurate body weights....