Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, celebrated the completion of its newest research farm today surrounded by federal, state and local dignitaries at a ribbon cutting ceremony. Named for the visionary and company founder, Dr. Henry...
Many diseases can affect your small poultry flock. Practicing biosecurity and proper management can help keep birds healthy. If you suspect disease in your flock, consult with a veterinarian or the University of Minnesota’s Veterinary Diagnostics Laboratory. | Staphylococcus aureus infection...
More than a century ago most of our nation’s inhabitants were farmers and most farmers owned chickens. Our country has changed in many ways since those early years. Today a very small minority are farmers, few of whom own...
Feeding pelleted diets improves broiler production efficiency through increased feed intake and live weight gain as well as improved feed conversion ratio. Pelleting technology became available in the 1930's and is now used in the manufacturing of nearly all commercial...
Footpad dermatitis is a common issue in poultry production with average prevalence rates often hovering around 20%, but sometimes reaching as high as 100% on some poultry operations. Footpad dermatitis is characterized as the loss of integrity in the skin...
 Welcome to the Poultryproducer.com Podcast. This is a fun series interviewing great guests in the Poultry Industry.  Today’s guest is Teryn Girard a highly regarded Poultry Veterinarian from Alberta Canada. Teryn has just joined Prairie Swine Health Services as...
  Mitigating heat stress in poultry production is a challenge. Tunnel ventilation with evaporative cooling has been used for many years to improve thermal comfort and production efficiency. Increasing ventilation rate (cfm) generally increases air speed (ft/min) and the “wind...
Arcadia processing plant and hatchery will also receive upgrades House of Raeford Farms announced that construction would begin this summer on a new feed mill for the Arcadia, Louisiana complex. The facility, to be located in Simsboro, Louisiana and Lincoln Parish,...
Efficiency and hygienic design With the introduction of the Omnia PX series, Moba has set a new standard in the industry with regard to three important goals for egg producers: efficiency, hygiene and food safety. With our customers’ need for...
Energy expenditure is the second highest expense for the contract poultry producers after the house mortgages, and is continuously on the rise. Energy related retrofits on a broiler farm can be expensive, and poultry growers need help in the...

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