FFAR Announces $4M Animal Welfare Technology Research Initiative, In Partnership With McDonald’s

SMART Broiler Initiative Harnesses Technology to Improve Poultry Welfare Assessments The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) announces the launch of the SMART Broiler,...

Hatchery technology: then and now for Hybrid

The photo above, taken in 1972, tells a compelling story about the evolution of hatchery technology. Today’s hatcheries are designed for resource efficiency, biosecurity,...

Flock Profiling for Monitoring Turkey Production

Jeffre D. Firman Department of Animal Sciences Flock profiling is a management tool for monitoring the performance of a flock of chickens or turkeys. It involves...

Biosecurity for Poultry Shows

Introduction Poultry biosecurity is an important practice to limit the spread of disease. There are many pathogens (viruses, bacteria and parasites) that can cause disease...

Biofilms in Poultry Drinking Systems

Download the complete report Water is an important but often overlooked nutrient. Most people concentrate on making sure they have adequalte supplies of water for...

Seven mathematicians, five days – one turkey body weight challenge

Seven mathematicians, five days – one turkey body weight challenge We recently participated in a fast-paced workshop in collaboration with Wageningen University. SWI is an...

Home-Produced Chicken Eggs

by M. Bunning and J. Avens 1 (3/2010) Quick Facts… Eggs from your own backyard chicken flock can be a convenient and nutritious source of...

Raising cleaner birds: What more can live production do to reduce Salmonella?

Successful Salmonella control throughout live poultry production requires an integrated effort, attention to detail and careful follow-through to help processing plants meet more stringent...

Prevention of Egg Eating in Chickens

Egg eating by hens is a habit which is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to break. It is important you manage your facilities so...

New Turkey Distribution Network in the USA: They said it couldn’t be done!

With the demand for higher quality turkey products in North America, Hendrix Genetics invested in and launched a new commercial distribution network. In 2017, we announced...
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