Baby Chicks Management News

News published on January 21, 2009:
For the production of eggs and meat, highly specialised breeds of chicken are used. Because the male chicks of laying breeds neither lay eggs nor are they profitable as a source of meat, they are killed as day-...
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Wageningen Univ. Animal Sciences Group newsletter
News published on May 28, 2008:
Sexing day-old chicks can be accomplished by one of two methods: 1) vent sexing or 2) feather sexing. Each method has difficulties that make it unsuitable for use by the small flock owner. Vent sexing relys on ...
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Mississippi State University Extension Service
News published on February 1, 2008:
Steve Leeson, Ph.D., from the University of Guelph, recently revealed new findings on the importance of chick nutritional strategies. Leeson was sponsored by Alltech, a global leader in animal health, to presen...
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Alltech Inc.
News published on November 28, 2007:
The Animal Sciences Group believes it may be possible for laying hens to produce mostly – or even exclusively – female embryos. This can help reduce the number of day-old roosters that are killed every year in ...
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Wageningen University - Animal Sciences Group
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