Dealing with extensive housing systems for laying hens is no easy task, and changing the production system is just as hard. Lately, we’ve been seeing some movement towards conversion from conventional systems to alternative cage-free systems for laying hens,...
Episode 1227: Today, Dr. Brigid McCrea, Ph.D., will be announcing and interviewing the Alabama Golden Egg Contest winner! Backyard Poultry with the Chicken Whisperer®, brought to you by Tucker Milling, LLC is a nationally broadcast web radio show all...
Nutrition is the key to success in poultry production. That means every process involved with nutrition is crucial to ensure the best outcomes – and that’s where the feed mill comes in. Understanding and improving feed mill processes and...
 Precision poultry farming utilizes a variety of tools, technologies, and even procedures to optimize the production and the environment – including the response of birds to it. The goal here is to achieve the highest performance, welfare, and profits...
Elanco recently launched Conquest™ insecticide for darkling beetle control. Join me as I check in with Dr. Alissa Welsher from Elanco Animal Health to discuss this topic. Alissa Welsher, Ph.D., associate senior consultant, Elanco Poultry Food Safety Dr. Alissa Welsher received...
 As we discuss the future of poultry production, animal welfare always comes up as a hot topic – but what do we really know about it? Is it possible to understand what and how a chicken feels? Measuring emotion...
 It is possible to work in a variety of areas related to poultry production, but the goal is always the same - achieve the best possible outcome for the animals, producers, and consumers. Our role as technical support for...
 Poultry production includes more than just one species. Each one of them has its own characteristics, so production for each species is conducted differently. There are many differences between turkeys and chickens when it comes to nutrition, general management,...
 Sustainability is all about keeping humans and nature in harmony. Subsequently, there has been a broad discussion regarding sustainable production, net zero emissions, and the use of antibiotics and water in animal production. So, we need to consider the...
More than 1 million cases of US foodborne illnesses are caused by Salmonella each year, and even though the poultry sector has made great strides in reducing the occurrence of the pathogen, almost 25% of those illnesses are linked...
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