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...

Protein source and nutrient density in the diets of male broilers from 8 to...

Abstract In a companion study, high amino acid (AA) or apparent metabolizable energy (AME) densities in the diets of broilers from 8 to 21 d of...

Government invests in Canadian poultry research

Chicken Farmers of Canada was very pleased by the announcement that Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) will again be supporting poultry research in Canada,...

Omega-3 feeding program significantly improves skeletal strength in young pullets

O&T Farms Ltd. (Regina SK), in collaboration with the University of Guelph, initiated a series of research projects focused on developmental programming in both...

Heat Stress Management Critical in Poultry Production

Heat stress can contribute to many production challenges and can be costly for poultry producers. During heat stress, birds eat less than they should...

Research points to new methods for poultry wastewater treatment

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announced the completion of a funded research project at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, in which researchers...

Common external parasites of poultry

Download the complete article A number of parasites attack poultry by either sucking blood or feeding on the skin, feathers, or scales on the skin....

Gene-Edited Chicken Cells Resist Avian Influenza Virus in the Lab

Cobb-Funded Study with The Roslin Institute Suggests Disease Resistant Birds May Be Possible In newly released research, scientists from The Roslin Institute have prevented the avian influenza...

Composting Poultry Mortality: A Critical Daily Management Chore

Normal everyday mortality from any commercial poultry operation can be managed efficiently and safely by composting if the proper procedures are followed. Composting is...

Cost differential between cage-free laying systems

Moving hens into cage-free environments involves additional costs and new challenges, but egg producers can address these in part by focusing in on 5...