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Dr. Mike Czarick
University of Georgia
Dr. Mike Czarick (United States)
Technical publication

Why Tunnel Fans with Butterfly Shutters may not be a Good Investment?

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Why Tunnel Fans with Butterfly Shutters may not be a Good Investment?
For decades, the “slant wall” fan was the preferred poultry house exhaust fan. Testing found that by simply moving a traditional exterior panel shutter to the intake side of the fan, the air-moving capacity of the...
Francois Fraudeau
Novus International
Video publishing

Video: Mintrex 10 year anniversary Conference. Francois Fraudeau

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Video: Mintrex 10 year anniversary Conference. Francois Fraudeau
François Fraudeau, President and Chief Executive Officer at Novus International Inc., speaks about the 10 year anniversary of its highly-effective chelated trace minerals, Mintrex, and about the company´s commitment to help...
Andrew M. Janczak
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Technical publication

Welfare of aviary reared birds destined to produce in furnished cages

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This study tests the hypothesis that hens that are reared in aviaries but produce in furnished cages experience poorer welfare in production than hens reared in caged systems. This hypothesis is based on the suggestion that the spatial restriction...
Grzegorz Wozniakowski
Technical publication

Rapid detection of Marek’s Disease Virus Serotypes 1, 2, and 3

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Marek’s disease (MD) still represents a serious threat for the commercial production of chickens, turkeys, and Japanese quail. In spite of worldwide vaccination MD presents one of the most economically important threat for poultry producers...
Dr. Manfred Pietsch
Technical publication

The impact of crude fibre concentrate on footpad dermatitis in broilers

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The impact of crude fibre concentrate on footpad dermatitis in broilers
Footpad dermatitis is a common problem in poultry. Severe cases of footpad dermatitis have a negative impact on animal welfare as well as on the commercial result of broiler units. The quality of the litter is unquestionably a major impact factor...
Reza Tavayef
Participation in forums

New Thread: Impact of QX serotype of infectious bronchitis virus on reproductive sysytem

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Does anybody have any experience or scientific data about IBV QX serotype involvement of layers and breeders during rearing period and production period on reproductive system? Can QX infection in 10 weeks of age make negative effects on...
Ebrahim Rowghani
Shiraz University
Technical publication

Effect of different dietary protein levels on the growth performance and microbiological characteristics of broiler faeces

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This study examined the effect of different crude protein (CP) levels in the diet on growth performance of broilers as well as the total aerobic mesophilic count (TAMC) and Escherichia coli count (ECC) isolated from chicken faeces...
Dr. Mike Czarick
University of Georgia
Dr. Mike Czarick (United States)
Technical publication

Ammonia Concentration Vs. Ventilation Rate

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Ammonia Concentration Vs. Ventilation Rate
One of the biggest challenges with maintaining optimal air quality during cold weather is the fact that much of what we are trying to control is constantly being generated. For instance, if we had an empty house and filled it with smoke we could...
Paul B. Tillman, Ph.D.
Paul B. Tillman, Ph.D. (United States)
Technical publication

Amino Acid Considerations for Modern Broilers. Paul B. Tillman (Poultry Technical Nutrition Services LLC)

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Digestible amino acids and ratios to lysine are used extensively in formulating diets for poultry (broilers, layers, turkeys, ducks, quail, etc.) on a global basis. Amino acid use has and will continue to increase in the coming decades, especially...
Jean Guard
USDA - United States Department of Agriculture
Jean Guard (United States)
Video publishing

Video: Pathogenic Salmonella Enterica in poultry environments. Jean Guard (USDA)

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Video: Pathogenic Salmonella Enterica in poultry environments. Jean Guard (USDA)
Jean Guard, Veterinary Medical Officer at USDA, speaks about Salmonella Enterica, current regulations in layers and broilers, the importance of reporting outbreaks and new methods for evaluating on-farm and in-plant Salmonella ecology at ...
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