James C. Dunford and Phillip E. Kaufman2 Introduction The lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer), is a cosmopolitan general stored products pest of particular importance as a vector and competent reservoir of several poultry pathogens and parasites. It can also cause damage...
The poultry industry continues to see lighting problems related to a variety of issues, including farm wiring, screw shells, lamp style, light dimmer incompatibility, and LED lamp quality. However, the problem is not as complicated as we are making...
By Marvin Brubacher Cumberland District Manager Proper ventilation is well recognized as one of the most important aspects of poultry production in promoting bird health. A main contributor to high bird stress and low bird weight is an overheated or...
Marel’s manufacturing site in Dongen released its 3,000,000th poultry processing shackle since production began in 1987. A shackle may seem a simple metal hook, but in fact, it is a truly essential component in the poultry industry. A shackle...
Are you looking for a true aviary system for your layer house? Check out the new NATURA® Step XL system from Big Dutchman. The Step XL is a multi-tier open access aviary developed from the already successful NATURA® Step...
R. A. Bucklin, J. P. Jacob, R. A. Nordstedt, D. R. Sloan, R. S. Tervola, and F. B. Mather2 With the introduction of new environmental regulations, poultry producers are being challenged to develop environmentally friendly means of utilizing broiler litter....
A long history of machine manufacturing Marel celebrates 75 years of business in Gainesville On September 26, 2019, Marel celebrated 75 years of operations at its location in Gainesville, Georgia. To mark the occasion, the company celebrated with a luncheon where...
Ventilation is a key management area to ensure happy healthy flocks that deliver great performance. Regardless of the weather outside, the goal is to maintain good exchange of air and consistent temperatures throughout the inside of the barn. To...
Pollo-M The certified exhaust air washer for broiler houses Pollo-M is a single-stage chemical exhaust air washer for use in broiler growing. The filter element is mounted horizontally in the exhaust air tower for a large contact surface. Sulphuric acid acidifies...
IRIS Fillet Inspection secures food quality Today, good food quality is on every consumer’s mind. Everybody wants to know exactly what’s on their plate and that it is of high quality. As the global leader in food processing solutions, Marel...
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