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Chicks are born with the knowledge to flee from predators rather than learning it from experience, according to a study by University of Trento and Queen Mary University of London. The researchers also found that new-born chicks know to slow...
Source:University of DelawareSummary:The most delicious-looking broiler chicken could consist of hard, chewy meat. The problem plagues the poultry industry, but researchers have found the cause and mapped a solution. Gene expression irregularities at the onset of 'wooden breast syndrome'...
ABSTRACT The effect of essential total sulfur amino acids (TSAA) like methionine and cysteine on the cecal microbiome of broilers was investigated at 2 different time points (days 21 and 42) of broiler rearing. A total of 360-day-old Cobb male...
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 884 Ross 308 male broilers, housed in 68 floor pens (0.75 m2) from 0 to...
By: Erika Machtinger, GREGORY P MARTIN, PH.D., PAS Introduction Bed bugs had all but disappeared in developing countries, but a recent resurgence is causing serious problems. These bloodsucking parasites are now frequently reported in human establishments like hotels and dormitories and...
A new collaborative research and development project between Cobb-Vantress and The Roslin Institute brought scientists and industry experts together to address food security needs on an international scale. In the study released recently in Proceedings of the National Academy...
The skin or epithelial tissue of an animal provides a physical barrier between the animal and its environment, protecting the animal from bacteria and physical injury. In the case of poultry, if the integrity of the skin is challenged,...
Texas A&M AgriLife Research Dr. Morgan Farnell, PhD Department of Poultry Science Texas A&M University 101 Kleberg Building; 2472 TAMU College Station, TX 77843 In the egg industry, the sex of day-old chicks is determined at the hatchery. Male layer chicks, unwanted sexes from breeding...
New research from Chr. Hansen confirms that GALLIPRO® — a direct-fed microbial (DFM) for poultry containing a unique strain of Bacillus subtilis — allows producers to reduce energy, protein and amino-acid content in feed, without reducing broiler performance. GALLIPRO®...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Reductions in the use of medically important antimicrobials demonstrate the poultry industry’s commitment to stewardship of these valuable medications, Randall Singer, DVM, MPVM, PhD, told Poultry Health Today. Singer’s comments were based on data reflecting antimicrobial use in poultry...
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