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Feeding Pellets for Broiler Performance Improvements

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...

Making a poultry house a home

Dr. Brian Fairchild: Making a poultry house a home Today’s technology allows poultry farmers to precisely and accurately create environments for their birds to thrive. Better...

Controlling Footpad Dermatitis in Poultry

Footpad dermatitis is a common issue in poultry production with average prevalence rates often hovering around 20%, but sometimes reaching as high as 100%...

Diseases of small poultry flocks

Many diseases can affect your small poultry flock. Practicing biosecurity and proper management can help keep birds healthy. If you suspect disease in your...

Bedding source and stocking density affect turkey hen performance and footpad health

By: Gabriella Furo, Ph.D. student Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota What is footpad dermatitis (FPD) and why should I care? Footpad dermatitis is a skin...

How to prevent avian influenza in poultry

Avian influenza viruses spread through direct contact with infected birds or through contaminated feed, water, equipment and clothing. News of avian influenza (bird flu) is...

Moisture monitoring critical to improving bird health and welfare

Poultry shed humidity should be monitored as regularly as shed temperature and ventilation to ensure bird health and productivity is as high as it...

Phibro Showcases Poultry Vaccination Delivery and Management System and Other Innovations at IPPE

VapHi-Tech™ PVX-100 helps improve bird health, operator safety Vaccination is a key component of health programs at every poultry operation. Yet each year, countless...

New Poultry Vaccine from Zoetis Helps Build Strong Immune Foundation in Breeder Hens...

Poulvac Maternavac® 4 protects against IBD, reovirus, Newcastle, IBV Poulvac Maternavac® 4, an inactivated vaccine from Zoetis that helps protect chickens against four important diseases,...

Animal-only Inteprity® now available to start at Day 18 with Maxiban® combination

A win-win-win solution that keeps birds healthy, maintains the profitability of your business, and meets consumer demands. Inteprity is a first-in-class, animal-use only, in-feed antibiotic...
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