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Labour shortages have long been a challenge for the meat processing sector. Not only does this create problems for meat processing businesses themselves, but it also makes it harder for farmers to access much-needed processing capacity for their livestock...
The eggshell plays an important role in the development of a chicken embryo. It is a major respiratory component, and the chicken embryo gets approximately 80 percent of its skeletal calcium from the eggshell after 10 days of incubation....
Salmonellosis is a major public health concern worldwide, resulting in significant economic losses. In recent years, Salmonella enterica serotype Reading emerged as a major foodborne pathogen following a multistate outbreak in the United States through the consumption of contaminated turkey products....
Water quality It can be said that if the water is not good enough for us to drink then it isn’t good enough for our birds to drink. Several factors will affect the quality of water, with the source, bacteria,...
In the dawn of the 21st century, the poultry and egg industry has begun transitioning from the coop to the cloud thanks to the recent and rapid advancement of integrative artificial intelligence (AI) technology. From predictive analytics and automated...
Water quality It can be said that if the water is not good enough for us to drink then it isn’t good enough for our birds to drink. Several factors will affect the quality of water, with the source, bacteria,...
America loves chicken. It’s healthy, delicious, sustainable and — for the moment — the most affordable protein in the meat case. The U.S. chicken industry supports millions of good paying jobs in hundreds of rural communities. Unfortunately, some in Washington...
Knowing how to mitigate the adverse effects of heat stress on broiler performance helps maintain high production performance and ensures good welfare during periods of hot weather. In this article we will outline some key concepts and provide some...
The USDA’s Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities program represents an investment of over $3.1 billion into US agriculture.  The statistics for the program huge:  USDA selected 141 proposals from corporations, non-profits, and universities were selected to study ways to increase...
Water is an essential nutrient yet is given little focus. However, water plays an important role in many bodily functions including nutrient digestion and metabolism and transport of nutrients via the blood. Water aids in the transit of feed...
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