Metabolic and Nutritional Diseases in Poultry News

News published on November 6, 2008:

Vitamins and Minerals Important to Poultry

Achieving maximum health and performance of poultry requires nutritionally balanced diets. One of the common issues with regard to back yard flocks relates to poor or inadequate feeding programs that can lead t...
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Univ. of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service
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News published on October 20, 2008:

Poultry Health: Hemorrhagic Fatty Liver Syndrome (HFLS)

In past years, several laying hen flocks in Manitoba have had mortality due to Hemorrhagic Fatty Liver Syndrome (HFLS). In a hen with this condition, damage occurs due to the buildup and oxidation of fat in the...
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Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives
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News published on September 22, 2008:

Osteoporosis, Cage Layer Fatigue and Poor Shell Quality: Prevention Rather than Cure

Osteoporosis, cage layer fatigue and poor shell quality have a common cause, i.e., insufficient available calcium for the support of bone metabolism or egg shell deposition. Osteoporosis is a condition in which...
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Univ. of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service
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News published on July 4, 2008:

Runting-Stunting Syndrome in Broilers

The microbial agents causing a number of intestinal diseases in young broilers have not yet been identified and such conditions are often called “viral enteritis” (Anonymous, 2008). However, agents causing simi...
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Avian Advice - University of Arkansas
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News published on April 30, 2008:

Care needed when reducing phosphorus levels in broiler diets

A global shortage of feed phosphate has forced producers to review dietary levels. But care is needed when making changes, as Aviagen's Anthony Waller explains.Suppliers of feed phosphates announced around Chri...
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Farmers Weekly Interactive
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