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Participation in Forum on January 17, 2011
An excellent study which needs to be replicated in other regions . My congratulations.
Participation in Forum on February 1, 2010
The symptoms and pathological lesions seen in ascites may be because of multiple factors. The etiology is complex and the prevention and treatment has to be case specific
Participation in Forum on July 7, 2009
Definitely a very informative article about handling of hatching eggs and congratulations to author for that. However I feel that for automatic egg collection breeder houses are to be initially designed for this activity as retro fitting will be cumbersome and difficult.
Participation in Forum on March 7, 2009
The article is an eye opener to most of the hatchery managers. How many times we have observed failure to vaccine reaction in early chick life and no uniformity in broilers because of these factors?
Participation in Forum on March 7, 2009
Definitely a very precise and informative article about Vitamin Levels in Breeder Diets. I wish to add requirement of various vitamins for broiler breeders is affected by many situations and are to be continuously monitored based on local conditions. For example total vitamin C required increases manifolds during extreme summer temperature of 45 degrees celsius and beyond, in North India. Same is ...
Participation in Forum on February 20, 2009
It is apparent in all the case studies that an effort has been attempted to reduce the production cost by cutting down the essential quality inputs, which does not hold true in any livestock business, especially Poultry.
Participation in Forum on February 18, 2009
This is an excellent article and gives some useful practical information. Use of probiotics for this purpose has given inconsistent results during last few years in poultry. In my view this may be attributed to stability of various preparations in feed and water rather than failure of the practice per se.
Participation in Forum on September 11, 2008
Normally I suggest to my farmers to administer an anti-mycoplasma drug at least for the first three days of chick life whenever they receive a new flock irrespective of whether the chicks are infected or not. This simple and inexpensive precaution takes care of the problem in most of the cases.
Participation in Forum on April 22, 2008
In Northern India temperatures in winter go down as low as 0 degree Celsius and during summer as high as 48 degrees. Nearly 90 percent farmers use sawdust fired heaters with excellent results. The only condition is appropriate number of heaters, proper distribution in shed, good quality of sawdust, and the frequency of igniting the heaters at proper intervals.
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Location:Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
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Professional Title: Veterinary Doctor