Less heating costs and healthier birds

Many producers were discouraged when propane prices soared in 2019. Exhausted by the frequent increases, the Nova Scotia poultry grower, Tim Cox, decided to...

Incubation key to preventing leg problems in turkey poults

Excessive heat and humidity during incubation can cause leg problems in turkey poults, ultimately leading to higher hatchery costs mainly due to an increase...

February poultry production down 5% on year

U.S. poultry production during February 2021 was 3.741 billion pounds, down 5% from February 2020. Chicken made up most of the total at 3.311...

Issues with Poultry House LED Lamps and Light Dimmers

LED lamps have changed the landscape for poultry growers in terms of energy savings related to poultry house lighting. No other lighting source (incandescent,...

IFEEDER Finds Demand For Animal Food Strong, Despite COVID-19

The Institute for Feed Education and Research (IFEEDER) released a new report today that found that U.S. domestic livestock and pets consumed nearly 284...

Poultry Housing Tips, Hot Circuit Breaker? A Fan is Not the Solution

With market age birds the last thing a producer wants is for the main electrical panel circuit breaker to trip. Though it often seems...

Pilgrim’s Pride Pleads Guilty To Price Fixing, Sentenced To A $107 Million Criminal Fine

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (Pilgrim's), a major broiler chicken producer based in Greeley, Colorado, has pleaded guilty and has been sentenced to pay approximately $107...

Tyson Foods Names Donnie King COO

Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN), Monday said it has appointed Donnie King as its Chief Operating Officer. The group presidents of Fresh Meats, Prepared Foods and...

Whispering Meadows(equipped with ESA-1000s) VS Sheldale Poultry (not equipped with ESA-1000s): The Martin brothers...

The brothers Randy and Sheldon Martin are both organic broilers producers in Ontario. Their respective farms Whispering Meadows (owned by Randy) and Sheldale Poultry...

Prepare Poultry Houses For Warming Weather

Warmer weather is around the corner and now is a good time to conduct poultry house maintenance to help protect bird comfort and promote...

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