Are Your Birds Reaching Their Full Genetic Potential?

Chromium supplementation has been shown to interrupt the biological stress cycle by minimizing the negative effects of stressors — like disease and temperature fluctuations. Mode of...

Cage-free Housing: Northern Fowl Mite Impact on Laying Hens, and Project #701: Laying Hen...

Institution: Purdue Principal Investigator: Darrin M. Karcher, PhD Assistant Professor, Extension Poultry Scientist Purdue University 3034 Creighton Hall of Animal Sciences 270 South Russell Street West Lafayette, IN 47907 Research has shown...

Heat Stress Management During Periods of Extreme Heat

Housing technology has advanced in the poultry industry above all other animal production industries. Cooling systems like evaporative cooling and tunnel ventilation, as well...

Lower-Sodium Turkey Breast Wins Sensory Test Over Full-Salt Option

UMass Amherst food scientists seek strategies to lower salt in processed food niversity of Massachusetts Amherst food scientists produced a lower-salt processed turkey that consumers...

Proper Waterline Disinfection

Download the complete article Purpose: The poultry house environment is made up of many living organisms, not just the chickens we care for. Some of these...

Investigating Vaccination Failure in Poultry Flocks1

Gary D. Butcher and Mojtaba Yegani2 Protecting poultry against disease involves more than simply administering preventive vaccines. Disease prevention is a complex and multifaceted process....

Controlling the partitioning of energy intake in meat-type chickens

ABSTRACT Understanding factors affecting metabolizable energy (ME) availability for (re)productive processes is an important step in optimal feed formulation and breeding in poultry. The first...

Litter use by laying hens in a commercial aviary: dust bathing and piling

Abstract The laying hen industry, including in the United States, is responding to social concerns about hen welfare by implementing alternative housing systems such as...

Use of Anticoccidial Medications and Vaccines in Poultry Production

Coccidiosis is a common disease of poultry caused by protozoan-type parasites (coccidia). Theseparasites live and multiply in the intestinal tract and cause tissue damage....

Integration of handheld NIR and machine learning to “Measure & Monitor” chicken meat authenticity

Highlights • Handheld spectroscopy becomes even more powerful through Ensemble Learning. • Authenticity of packaged chicken fillet could be monitored non-invasively. • Single scans...
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