Poultry Industry Technical Articles

Management

Article published the January 16, 2019:

Effect of Different Housing Systems on Production Performance of Hens During Pre-Molting Stage

Introduction Appropriate housing conditions have a significant role in successful poultry farming. Poultry birds are mostly reared on floor and cage systems and need accurate management for better health and p...
Author/s :
Dr. Hidayatullah SoomroDr. Nasir Rajput
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Article published the January 14, 2019:

Using Interval Timers to Control Evaporative Cooling Pads

  It is fairly common practice to operate evaporative cooling pads off both house temperature and an interval timer. For instance, the evaporative cooling pad pump would be set to turn on once house tempe...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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32 0
Article published the January 3, 2019:

Water Microbiology. Bacterial Pathogens and Water

1. Drinking Water as a Vehicle of Diseases Water is essential to life. An adequate, safe and accessible supply must be available to all. Improving access to safe drinking-water can result in significant benefi...
Author/s :
Joao Cabral
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27 0
Article published the December 3, 2018:

Performance and economic viability of broiler chicken fed diets with multienzyme complexes

Introduction The inclusion of exogenous enzymes in broiler diets has been increasingly intensified with the objective of maximizing nutrient utilization and reducing feed costs, thus improving dietary, nutriti...
Author/s :
Guilherme Aguiar
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13 0
Article published the December 3, 2018:

Calcium in pre-laying and laying rations on the performance and quality of laying hens’ eggshell

Introduction Year after year laying hens are becoming more productive, largely due to great success in genetic improvements. However, this improvement in productivity has made the animals increasingly demandin...
Author/s :
Eliana Aparecida RodriguesKarina Ferreira DuarteLuciana Cardoso CancheriniMaria Cristina de Oliveiraotto mack junqueira
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22 0
Article published the November 13, 2018:

Infectious Bronchitis in Backyard Flocks

Infectious bronchitis (IB) is an acute and highly contagious respiratory disease of chickens throughout the world, so much so that many consider IB to be the most contagious of all poultry diseases. It is ...
Author/s :
Tom Tabler
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227 1
Article published the November 6, 2018:

The effect of dietary Glutamine supplementation on performance and blood antioxidant status of broiler chickens under continuous heat stress condition

Introduction Chronic heat stress (HS) is a great concern in all types of poultry especially broiler chickens. Reductions of feed intake (Teeter ., 1985) and lower growth rate as well as reduction in feed effic...
Author/s :
Mustafa Ayazi
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22 0
Article published the October 30, 2018:

Sprinklers Cool Birds and Conserve Water

Introduction Keeping birds comfortable during hot, humid weather is critical for optimizing weight gains, feed conversion and livability. Improved growth rates and the trend to heavier average market weights c...
Author/s :
Susan WatkinsTom TablerYi Liang
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319 4
Article published the October 23, 2018:

Effect of house type on growth performance, litter quality and incidence of foot lesions in broiler chickens reared in varying stocking density

Introduction Many parameters such as temperature and humidity affect environmental conditions within a poultry house. Heat and cold stresses, wet litter and ammonia emissions are among the extreme conditions a...
Author/s :
Danial Farhadi
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89 0
Article published the October 5, 2018:

Housing and Confinement for the Backyard Flock

Raising chickens in the United States dates back to the 17th century when the English first brought them here. The chicken was originally domesticated by the English for cock fighting which was considered a spe...
Author/s :
Dr. Claudia Dunkley
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105 0
 
 
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