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...

Cage-free Housing: Northern Fowl Mite Impact on Laying Hens, and Project #701: Laying Hen...

Institution: Purdue Principal Investigator: Darrin M. Karcher, PhD Assistant Professor, Extension Poultry Scientist Purdue University 3034 Creighton Hall of Animal Sciences 270 South Russell Street West Lafayette, IN 47907 Research has shown...

Colibacillosis in layers

Download the complete article Colibacillosis, a syndrome caused by Escherichia coli, is one of the most common infectious bacterial diseases of the layer industry. E....

Heat Stress in Caged Layers

Introduction A caged layer, eating a normal ration and laying at a rate of 80%, will produce about 180 kilocalories of heat every day. Thus...
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