Poultry Industry Technical Articles

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Article published the January 9, 2023:

Ranging behavior and range use in chickens

Allowing poultry access to vegetated, woody spaces will benefit poultry welfare. One system that incorporates the production of vegetation and livestock, including poultry, is called a silvopasture system. Wood...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the January 6, 2023:

The multidimensional causal factors of ‘wet litter’ in chicken-meat production

1. IntroductionThe occurrence of ‘wet litter’ in meat chicken sheds is associated with concerns regarding animal welfare, flock health, food safety, environmental impacts and reductions in productio...
Author/s :
Amy MossDr. Peter SelleMark DunlopPeter Groves Stuart Wilkinson
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Article published the January 6, 2023:

Nesting behavior and floor eggs in cage-free housing

Laying hens are female chickens raised for egg production. The egg production system in the US is currently undergoing a transition from conventional cages to cage-free housing systems. The number of cage-free ...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusNabin NeupanePrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the January 5, 2023:

Avian Influenza

A highly pathogenic strain of Avian Influenza (sometimes called bird flu) is currently spreading across the United States. The virus has been detected in six States since January 2022 (see Figure 1).Avian influ...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the January 3, 2023:

Evaluate the effect of the crossbreeding of Korean Native Pullets on growth performance and livability before the laying period

Background & ObjectivesKorean Native Chicken (KNC) market field keeps enlarging by the increasing consumer interest on KNC due to the desired flavor, texture and healthy value of its meat. Despite the deman...
Author/s :
Oketch Elijah Ogola
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Article published the January 3, 2023:

Effect of increasing levels of guanidinoacetic acid diet supplementation on broiler performance during hot climate

HypothesisGuanidinoacetic acid (GAA) is synthesized in the liver and kidneys from arginine (Arg) and glycine (Gly) and subsequently methylated by S-adenosylmethione to creatine (2). Heat-stressed birds respond ...
Author/s :
Eduardo Frandi ButoloJose Eduardo ButoloRicardo José Pimenta F Sales
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Article published the December 26, 2022:

Antioxidant Defences and Redox Homeostasis in Animals

For many years reactive oxygen species (ROS) production in biological systems has been considered to be detrimental. However, a pleasant face of ROS has received recently tremendous attention. Indeed, it has be...
Author/s :
Peter Surai
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Article published the December 16, 2022:

Software for microbiome and untargeted metabolomics in biomarker discovery

Author/s :
Bill Shannon
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Article published the December 7, 2022:

Comparison of different crate material types for transit on meat quality and blood metabolites of broilers during the summer season

Author/s :
Oketch Elijah Ogola
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Article published the December 7, 2022:

Effect of crating density in transit on carcass traits and meat quality of broilers

Background & ObjectivesTransportation is induced immediate stress in poultry and the reaction of poultry to stress depends on transport duration, physiological status and environment. Additionally, transpor...
Author/s :
Oketch Elijah Ogola
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