Article published the October 21, 2022
I. INTRODUCTIONTrue sustainability was defined by the World Commission on Environment and Development (Brundtland Commission, 1987) as “the ability to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”. Sustainability is a concept with multiple facets including, environmental (which includes both the demand for resources and en ...
Article published the August 2, 2022
IntroductionAn essential component of the overall health and well-being of the broiler chicken is ensuring that mineral nutrition, in all its facets, is adequate. As growth rates increase and production systems intensify, mineral nutrition will become more critical. Most minerals in the bird occur in the skeleton, so skeletal integrity is perhaps the critical issue. However, minerals play a role i ...
Video published on April 20, 2012
Participation in Forum on November 16, 2011
Dear Dr Munawar,
It is very difficult to make a recommendation without looking at the whole picture. Your rearing programmes, weight control, etc will have a large impact on when you apply your lighting programmes. If you are following the breeder's instructions and applying the local knowledge, your hens will tell you if things are OK. How is production? That will give a good indication of y ...
Participation in Forum on October 25, 2011
The presentation is completely in Spanish. However, the work has been broadly published in many journals around the world. If you look for myself, or Dr Lewis or RM Gous, you will find it.
Article published the October 21, 2011
The first research work in lighting management for commercial poultry was conducted by Morris in the 1960´s. This work described the lighting management for egg-type layers, a tool that had not been used before. Since then, egg-type layers have lost their seasonal response to daylength (Morris et al., 1995) and do not respond physiologically to light stimuli as other birds do. ...
Video published on September 24, 2011
Dr. Mariana Ciacciarello, DVM and PHD in Poultry Nutrition at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa speaks about her research about broiler breeder, management and physiology at the XXII Latin American Poultry Congress, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Photo posted on September 12, 2011
XXII Latin American Poultry Congress 2011
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September 14, 2011