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News published on March 28, 2022
Story by Jillian Ellison Just over one third of the United States egg laying industry currently produces in cage-free environments, while companies pledge to use more ethically sourced ingredients in their production processes. Keeping up with the increasing demand requires changing hen housing facilities. But to maintain production volumes, the hens must be comfortable and content, Darrin Karch ...
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Video published on March 25, 2022
Darrin Karcher (Purdue University) talks to Sam Shafer (PSA) about consumer demands, poultry welfare, and changes in the industry. Let's Squawk About It is a monthly interview segment by the Poultry Science Association.
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This member gave a presentation on July 22, 2021
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Virtual 2021 PSA Annual Meeting
Video published on June 6, 2019
Darrin Karcher (Purdue University) discussed the minimum stocking density in this system to achieve sufficient production and welfare conditions -including feather coverage-, during an interview at the Multi-State Poultry Feeding and Nutrition Conference and Silvateam's Technical Symposium in Indianapolis, USA.
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Video published on June 6, 2019
Darrin Karcher (Purdue University) explained this measure that can be taken during a disease outbreak to avoid depopulation and maintain production, in an interview during the Multi-State Poultry Feeding and Nutrition Conference and Silvateam's Technical Symposium in Indianapolis, USA.
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IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2019
This member gave a presentation on January 30, 2017
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IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2017
Article published the January 20, 2017
What is ILT? Infectious laryngotracheitis, also known as LT or ILT, has often caused disease outbreaks at fairs in Michigan. ILT is a viral disease of chickens that can also cause disease in peafowl and pheasants. It typically results in a drastic death loss in a flock. ILT is easily spread by birds that are experiencing the disease, those that have survived the disease, birds that have been vacci ...
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Article published the July 3, 2015
A comparison of commercial conventional cage (CC), enriched colony cage (EC), and cage-free aviary (AV) was conducted at the same production site.  Egg shell and environmental microbiology were monitored post-peak production. It is not uncommon for poultry to shed Salmonella spp. or other coliforms thus the prevalence (presence or absence) of Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter spp. were determ ...
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Article published the July 3, 2015
A comparison of commercial conventional cage (CC), enriched colony cage (EC), and cage-free aviary (AV) was conducted at the same production site. The Lohmann LSL Classic White laying hen was used in the three production environments. The CC is the traditional housing system used in the United States while the EC and AV are beginning to become a more prominent housing system for laying hens. The E ...
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