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Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Researchers at The Pirbright Institute in the UK report that a recent study provides evidence that mutations in the genetic code for non-structural proteins “offer a promising way” to make vaccines against infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) safer. Furthermore,...
Coccidiosis is the most common disease of brooded poultry. It affects primarily chicks and poults (baby turkeys). But it may also (though rarely) affect keets (baby guinea fowl), ducklings, and goslings. It is the most common cause of death...
Everything starts at day one with our hens. To obtain and maintain high levels of fertility there are key aspects that we recommend from the start. How we brood our hens will either have negative or positive effects on the...
Tuanjun Hu, Lorna Taylor, Adrian Sherman, Christian Keambou Tiambo, Steven J Kemp, Bruce Whitelaw, Rachel J Hawken, Appolinaire Djikeng, Michael J McGrew  Centre for Tropical Livestock...
To enhance social sustainability in our industry, reducing waste in the system is one part of the equation. We do this through tracking and improving first week mortality, selecting for livability, and exploring new opportunities within the value chain...
Thiago Noetzold was chosen for the depth of his research in bird feed efficiency that  results in sustainability benefits for poultry producers and the planet. University of Alberta graduate student Thiago  Noetzold has been selected as the 2021 recipient of...
Sustainability in its many forms is now at the forefront of the animal protein industry. Turkey meat production is no exception. For many people, the term sustainability is deeply connected to environmental sustainability and protecting the earth’s remaining resources....
Hy-Line provides unique support to its customers through a performance and profitability benchmarking program, Vision Egg. Vision Egg is a custom diagnostic tool used to analyze data and emphasize flock performance to achieve the highest genetic potential from Hy-Line...
Usually, people raise game birds and other exotic fowl for one of three reasons: show or exhibition, meat production or release followed by hunting. Game birds are fowl that have an established hunting season. These birds include: Wild turkeys ...
Mixed reality technology has the potential to help us collaborate faster and more efficiently while protecting the health and biosecurity of our animals. Investment in technology is crucial in the world of animal breeding. Finding new tools for collecting animal...
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