5 steps to preventing heat stress in layers

Source: PoultryHealthToday.com By John Brown, DVM Senior Technical Services Veterinarian Zoetis With hot weather upon us, it’s time for layer operations to make sure they’re prepared to prevent...

Three Ideal Traits for Improving Layer Health and Eggshell Quality

The modern laying hen has a life cycle of about 100 weeks, and, in that time, they are expected to produce about 500 eggs...

First seven days crucial in ensuring layer-chick quality

Reprinted from:PoultryHealthToday.com Chick quality is crucial in the laying-hen business, and for Ian Rubinoff, DVM, director of global technical services for Hy-Line International, the first...

Role of the hatchery in Antibiotic Free (ABF) production

In the hatchery itself there is never a direct reason to apply antibiotics, as the chicks do not stay here for any length of...

Webinar: Respiratory Control Strategy in Layers

Visit the Ew-Nutrition Website There are many factors that can cause respiratory problems in layer farms, such as environmental conditions, layer health status, vaccination application,...

Eggs How to increase egg production with gut health

The egg industry is currently going through its fair share of challenges. With production outstripping consumption and prices being squeezed, producers are looking for...

Pullets: Alternative Methods to Delay Onset of Lay

Pullets: Alternative Methods to Delay Onset of Lay - The commercial table egg industry has access to genetic strains of laying hens that mature early...

What to Feed Chickens: Chicken Treats to Feed and Avoid

Healthy chicken treats can be fed in moderation along with a complete chicken feed. Be sure to follow the 90/10 rule – offer 90%...

Feed Granulometry and the Importance of Feed Particle Size in Layers

Download the complete article INTRODUCTION Feed particle size is an often-overlooked aspect of poultry production. Producers should not assume that feed is of a uniform size...

Advancing hen welfare with Dr. Tina Widowski

Ensuring best practices when it comes to hen health and welfare is at the heart of what Canadian egg farmers do. To inform continuous...
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