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Article published the May 11, 2022:

Enrichment for broilers and turkeys – from theoretical consideration to practical application

INTRODUCTIONBroilers and turkeys are traditionally kept under monotonous environmental conditions, which compromise bird welfare due to inactivity, restriction of the behavioural repertoire and various health h...
Author/s :
Werner Bessei
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Article published the May 11, 2022:

Multi-Drug Resistant Escherichia coli, Biosecurity and Anti-Microbial Use in Live Bird Markets, Abeokuta, Nigeria

1. IntroductionIn the Nigerian’ poultry value chain, live bird markets (LBMs) are essential to the farmers for the preferential sales and marketing of poultry and poultry products for human consumption [1...
Author/s :
Alamu AderonkeFasanmi Olubunmi GabrielOluwawemimo Oluseun Adebowale
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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 May 10, 2022:

On-Farm Welfare Assessment: Broilers

In 2020, the poultry industry had a combined value of over $35.5 billion in the United States. Of that, $21.7 billion came from broiler chicken production (USDA-NASS, 2021). Over 9.22 billion broiler chickens w...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the May 6, 2022:

The Effect of Electrolyte Supplementation on Behaviour and Performance of Broilers Exposed to Adverse High Temperature for One Day Prior to Transport and Processing

I. INTRODUCTIONHeat stress is considered one of the important factors affecting the profitability of the poultry industry in hot climates. Significant economic losses occur due to high mortality, impaired feed ...
Author/s :
Downing, J.A.Hebatallah Elshafaei
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Article published the April 26, 2022:

Diurnal Lighting Programs for Broilers – Do They Impact Broiler Behaviour and Feed Efficiency?

IntroductionRecommendations for lighting programs during the rearing period for broilers generally include a dark period. In Canada, the Codes of Practice for Chickens, Turkeys and Breeders (https://www.nfacc.c...
Author/s :
Karen Schwean-Lardner
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Article published the April 25, 2022:

Bird-e – The Poultry E-Feeding System: Basis and Applications

IntroductionControlling production costs and animal welfare are important factors for breeders. Feed accounts for 50 to 70% of the production cost in poultry production (van Horne, 2018). The feed conversion ra...
Author/s :
Eva Pampouille
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Article published the April 25, 2022:

Do Chicks Benefit From 24 Hours of Light?

Why do we, for the most part, give our chicks 24 hours of light during brooding? Do chicks actually benefit from being able to eat and drink at 2 am? Though it is widely believed that 24 hours of light is essen...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the April 11, 2022:

Keeping optimal control over the indoor climate of poultry houses in tropical areas

IntroductionMost of the population in the tropics depend on poultry as their significant source of protein supply. The harsh climate conditions in this region are making it harder to have optimal performance in...
Author/s :
Peter Markert
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Article published the April 6, 2022:

Managing heat stress in poultry: A strategic approach

Bird performs well within a certain range of environmental temperatures. As the temperature gets higher than the range, the bird falls on stress generally called heat stress. Heat stress is the most significant...
Author/s :
Aminul Islam
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