Baby chicks management Technical Articles


Article published the July 26, 2022:

Investing in young animals: The importance of starting them right

The on-going battle against African Swine Fever and Covid-19 have caused major challenges globally affecting both food production and food security. This has been very evident in swine production, as most top p...
Author/s :
Annafe Perino
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Article published the May 11, 2022:

Welfare Aspects of Broiler Breeder Feeding Regimes

The parents of broilers are defined as broiler breeders. In contemporary poultry industry practices, there are many selection criteria for broiler breeders. Beyond selecting for future broilers, maximizing broi...
Author/s :
Camille EvansLeonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the February 23, 2021:

Research Note: Storage period and prewarming temperature effects on synchronous egg hatching from broiler breeder flocks during the early laying period

INTRODUCTIONBroiler hatching eggs can be stored at temperatures lower than ambient temperature before incubation, which is a common practice in commercial breeding farms and hatcheries. As per the variable mark...
Author/s :
Serdar Özlü
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Article published the February 5, 2021:

Poultry welfare in the hatchery

Early feeding can improve broiler performance and welfareThe 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...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the February 10, 2020:

Do broiler chicks possess enough growth potential to compensate long-term feed and water depravation during the neonatal period?

IntroductionBody weight gains of broiler chickens have been improved substantially during the last decades. Consequently, modern broiler chicks are able to increase their weight approximately 50 fold within 40 ...
Author/s :
Ahmad KarimiGhorbanali ( Amirali ) Sadeghi
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Article published the July 25, 2019:

Energy and protein dilution in broiler breeder pullet diets reduced offspring body weight and yield

INTRODUCTIONAwareness about the importance of maternal diet on offspring health is increasing. Maternal nutrition is being studied in livestock species as a way of improving offspring growth and production (Reh...
Author/s :
Martin ZuidhofRobert Renema
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Article published the September 17, 2018:

Effects of moment of hatch and early feed access with Vitalite Energy Chick on performance and histology of commercial broilers

IntroductionThe neonatal period is a time when the chick requires special management and nutritionProvide good environmental and nutritional conditions for day-old chicks are crucial for obtaining the full perf...
Author/s :
Ben LetorDr. Alireza KhademDr. Milena SevastiyanovaJamal Al-SaifiStephan Bauwens
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Article published the May 9, 2018:

Poultry Brooding

Brooding can simply defined as                                       “Application of heat to the birds a...
Author/s :
Muhammad Arslan
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Article published the January 18, 2018:

Innate Immunity: Impact on Broiler Performances

“A healthier bird produces an economic output” is the one phrase which every poultry producer would agree upon from their daily farming experiences. The poultry industry strives to achieve this heal...
Author/s :
Yuvaraj Shanmugam
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Article published the October 21, 2016:

Broiler Breeder Management Is No Easy Task

Broiler breeder genetics are constantly changing as the poultry industry continues to shift more to processed items to meet increasing consumer demands for these products. Strains with the potential for high br...
Author/s :
Chris McDanielTom Tabler
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