Article published the March 8, 2021
Identifying behavioral signs is key to managing heat stress in poultry Every year, high summer temperatures have important effects on poultry health and welfare. Heat stress occurs when poultry cannot adapt to high environmental temperatures and need to expend energy to maintain their body temperature within the ideal range. Heat stress can be a problem for any poultry and can affect birds at ...
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Article published the February 22, 2021
Animal Welfare is Key to the Sustainability of the Poultry Industry Animal welfare is in the eye of the beholder. Some consumers are willing to pay more for products from companies with reputations that align with their beliefs. The concept of animal welfare is shaped, in-part, by the ethics of what constitutes a quality life. With a heavy animal activist influence, the consumer is the primary ...
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Article published the February 5, 2021
Early feeding can improve broiler performance and welfare The first experiences of a day-old chick play an important role for the development and performance of chicks later in life. Especially for broilers, one or two days make up a large portion of their relatively short lifespan. Day-old chicks can actually be up to three days old due to the time it takes for all chicks to hatch within the ...
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This member gave a presentation on January 25, 2021
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Article published the January 20, 2021
Avian species rely heavily on vision to provide them with necessary information about their surroundings. Chickens rely on their sense of vision to recognize: Other chickens. Predators. Another chicken's intentions (which allows birds to avoid unwanted aggression). Location of resources, such as food and water. Although there is evidence that domestication has weakened a chicken's sense ...
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Video published on October 28, 2020
Shawna Weimer (University of Maryland) discusses one of the latest impacts COVID-19 has had on the poultry industry: Mail Order Chicks. Let's Squawk About It is a monthly interview segment by the Poultry Science Association.
News published on August 5, 2019
Adisseo NCA has selected Ohio State University as a partner for the fifth Poultry Leaders of Tomorrow seminar, an invitation-only educational event for poultry science and veterinary students, which brings together leaders in poultry academia and industry from around the region to discuss prominent industry issues and enable the development of collaborative solutions. The three-day event, to be ...
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This member gave a presentation on February 11, 2019
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This member gave a presentation on January 31, 2017
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This member gave a presentation on January 31, 2017
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