CFIA Humane Transportation Regulations Fact Sheet now available

The new CFIA Humane Transportation Regulations for livestock has now come into affect.  For broiler chickens and spent hens the maximum interval without water...

Why individually weight broiler breeder females in production?

Broiler Breeder Management How-to’s provided by Aviagen Tip #6 Birds should be weighed at least weekly after transfer to the production facility.

Cobb Leads Discussion to Advance Poultry Welfare Awareness and Excellence

Cobb-Vantress, Inc. recently hosted a diverse group of animal welfare experts at its global headquarters in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, to discuss the advancement of...

Poultry (Broilers, Layers, and Turkeys)

General Production Information Skip to General Production Information Poultry is the top agricultural industry in North Carolina, with an economic impact of $36.6 billion in...

Why individually weigh broiler breeders in rear?

Broiler Breeder Management How-to’s provided by Aviagen Tip #5 Routine accurate estimates of average body weight allows correct feed allocation to a population during rear and...

Effect of low protein diets supplemented with free amino acids on growth performance, slaughter...

J van Harn, M A Dijkslag, M M van Krimpen Poultry Science, Volume 98, Issue 10, October 2019, Pages 4868–4877, https://doi.org/10.3382/ps/pez229 ABSTRACT A study with...

Why measure pin bone spacing?

Broiler Breeder Management How-to’s provided by Aviagen Tip #2 Routine measurement of the spacing between the pin (pelvic) bones allows correct determination of female sexual maturity...

Poultry: Is Feed Efficiency Still a Useful Measure of Broiler Performance?

Table of Contents Introduction Diet Energy Level Male vs. Female Birds Bird Age Environmental Temperature Bird Health Other Measures of Feed Accuracy Summary Introduction Together with...

Jamaica Broilers Group acquires US processing plant

Source: Jamaica Observer Gentry's Poultry located in South Carolina now being operated by local company The Jamaica Broilers Group Limited (JBG) as part of its...

Why assess crop fill?

Broiler Breeder Management How-to’s provided by Aviagen Tip #1 Assessment of crop fill at key times after placement is a useful means of determining appetite development...
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