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Lameness in Poultry – How Much is it Costing Your Poultry Operation?

Lameness is a growing problem in modern poultry production that decreases bird performance and operation profitability. One of the major contributors to the worldwide...

HACCP in the Egg Industry: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point System

Voluntary participation in HACCP-type programs reduces the risk of marketing eggs contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis and maintains consumer confidence in egg products. Foreword This manual provides...

Rethink biosecurity

uick facts Biosecurity is key to preventing and reducing disease risk, including avian influenza. Enforce biosecurity basics including isolation, flow control, sanitation and cleaning and...

Factors Affecting Egg Production in Backyard Chicken Flocks1

Jacqueline P. Jacob, Henry R. Wilson, Richard D. Miles, Gary D. Butcher, and F. Ben Mather2 The laying cycle of a chicken flock usually covers...

Subscription-Based Organic Chicken Feed Company Launches

Mile Four is a new eCommerce store shipping fresh, organic whole grain chicken feed nationwide. Offering subscription and one-time sales, the company is targeting...

How Much Water Does Your Evaporative Cooling System Need?

  Mitigating heat stress in poultry production is a challenge. Tunnel ventilation with evaporative cooling has been used for many years to improve thermal comfort...

Storage of Broiler Litter1

R. A. Bucklin, J. P. Jacob, R. A. Nordstedt, D. R. Sloan, R. S. Tervola, and F. B. Mather2 With the introduction of new environmental...

Biosecurity: plans, puzzles and people

By Abby Neu Schuft, Extension Educator NPIP Biosecurity Plan Audits The count-down has begun for producers to complete their first NPIP Biosecurity Plan Audit. Each eligible...

Hendrix Genetics welcomes Alan Rickard as new Managing Director of turkey business

Following a recent announcement by Hendrix Genetics about changes to its Executive Committee, we are pleased to welcome a new Managing Director to the...

Factors Causing Poor Pigmentation of Brown-Shelled Eggs 1

| Butcher, Gary D | Miles, Richard D Factors Causing Poor Pigmentation of Brown-Shelled Eggs 1 Gary D. Butcher and Richard D. Miles2 Introduction The first...
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