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...

The use of halothane and succinylcholine to identify broilers prone to developing pale, soft,...

Abstract Within the last several years, the poultry industry has seen a dramatic increase in the occurrence of pale, soft, and exudative (PSE) meat. This...

Sampling Poultry Litter and Soil for Nutrient Analysis

Download Publication ID: 2890 Poultry litter and soil testing are the foundation of a sound nutrient-management program. Poultry litter testing and soil testing are...

AgriLife Research study shows poultry gut health improved under fewer light hours

Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists found that poultry producers can increase flock health and reduce dependence on antibiotics simply by turning out the lights. Fewer...

Mild heat stress enhances differentiation and proliferation of Japanese quail myoblasts and enhances slow...

Abstract The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of mild heat stress on muscle fiber hyperplastic and hypertrophic growth in quail primary...

Is spent hen a novel source of antihypertensive peptides

Download the complete article Spent hen meat protein hydrolysates were digested bythermolysin actively inhibited angiotensin I convertingenzyme. The 3 most potent peptide fractions were isolated...

Bed Bugs in Poultry Facilities: Identification, Scouting, and Control Options

This brief article provides information about bed bugs, such as identification, life cycle, impacts on the industry, control methods, and a comparison of ticks,...

Fever: A Systemic Response to Inflammation

A fever is the body’s natural response to inflammatory stimuli, such as a virus or infection. Once the immune system recognizes the challenge —...

Multi-Faceted Approach has Researchers Nearing Woody Breast Solutions

Though it’s only been known in the chicken industry for around a decade, woody breast condition (WBC) has already proven to be a potentially...

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...