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Ever wonder if your evaporative cooling pad system is producing the amount of cooling it was designed to? Or how much water a pad system is supposed to use or even how much more cooling you could get if you add another 10' or 20' of pad to a house? An Excel spreadsheet has been developed to help answer these questions as well as many others. You simply input a houses’s tunnel fan capacity, t ...
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David Burch, I think when people are using antibiotics prophylactically in poultry they tend to use macrolides, tiamulin, etc in Breeders and Layers in lay. Most coccidiostats are incompatible with laying. Then this leaves them with tetracyclines in broilers for prophylaxis (day 18-22). Of course tetracyclines are difficult to use in lay because of the high Calcium levels in layer feed. The target ...
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Identifying behavioral signs is key to managing heat stress in poultryEvery 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 any ag ...
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Paulo Martins Dear Paulo, I agree that we have to stop using antibiotics prophylactically. They have been a short term solution but we now need long term solutions (biosecurity and some places vaccination). We can't trust people who make their living from selling antibiotics to forego sales. They have too much of a vested interest. I see that you are Brazilian. In my travels, Brazil struck me as t ...
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1. IntroductionThe poultry industry has been suffering from several pathogens in Egypt during recent decades, including avian influenza viruses (AIV) that may be either highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAIV; H5N1, H5N2, H5N8) or low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAIV; H9N2) viruses, velogenic Newcastle disease virus (vNDV), infectious bronchitis virus (IBV; variant 1, variant 2, and classic wild ...
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