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Preparing for Tunnel Ventilation Season

With warm weather around the corner, it is time to make sure your tunnel system is running properly. It is easy to forget about...

Is there a chicken shortage? How COVID, chicken sandwich war and chicken wing demand...

Has chicken flown the coop? The nation's chicken wars and cravings for comfort food during the pandemic have made poultry so scarce and expensive that...

Making the Most of your Hatchery Data. Using Pivot Tables to Boost Hatchery Management

Tip 37 Almost every Hatchery manager assesses his results by collecting performance data such as hatchability, hatch of fertile, water loss, hatch debris, mortality patterns,...

Poultry Litter as a Fertilizer Source

Poultry litter (or poultry manure) is an excellent source of nutrients that can be incorporated into many cropping systems in North Carolina. Producers using...

Why have my hens stopped laying?

Download the complete article Egg production in a chicken flock fol-lows a typical curve. While the curve is similar for most breeds of chickens (Figure...

Managing Heat and Minimum Ventilation Systems in the Broiler House

Managing commercial broiler flocks is a challenge at any time of year but especially so during the winter months. When outside temperatures drop and...

Why You Need to Think About Cooling Your Birds Now: Turkey Tunnel Ventilation

So why do you need to be thinking about cooling those birds this spring? Because when June arrives, those full-grown turkeys will really need...

No-antibiotics-ever production slips, but US producers remain committed to reducing antibiotic use

Reprinted from:PoultryHealthToday.com The US broiler industry is continuing its efforts to reduce antibiotic use, despite the number of birds raised without antibiotics slipping to 52%...

Key Biosecurity Factors for Livestock Producers

Source: Huvepharma Biosecurity measures prevent or limit the introduction, circulation and persistance of contaminants in a production unit, as well as their dissemination to other...

Hitting the Chick Yield Target

Tip 34 The process of converting a fertile hatching egg into a chick is dependent on getting several key factors right.
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