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Article published the July 30, 2021:

How Preheating Temperature Can Affect Litter Drying

One of the purposes of preheating a broiler house is to insure the litter is properly dried prior to chick placement. Research has shown that the higher the litter moisture level, the higher the level of ammo...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike CzarickMark Dunlop
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Article published the July 30, 2021:

Drinker Line Flow Rates

It may be difficult to comprehend, but water actually doesn’t “flow” in drinker lines...it slowly drifts. In a way it is more appropriate to consider the flow of water in drinker lines as a po...
Author/s :
Connie MouDr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the July 30, 2021:

Ventilating Poultry Houses on Foggy Days

There is a concern amongst many poultry producers that bringing in fresh air on a foggy morning will lead to an increased incidence of litter caking. This is due to belief that the foggy air entering house th...
Author/s :
Dr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the July 30, 2021:

Footpad dermatitis in poultry: a common issue in commercial and backyard flocks

Footpad dermatitis is a common type of contact dermatitis in poultry, which means feet are inflamed and show associated corrosive lesions or ulcers on pads and/or toes. Footpad dermatitis lesions often have a...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the July 14, 2021:

Development of Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) on Poultry Litter-Based Diets: Effect on Chemical Composition of Larvae

Due to the projections of accelerated growth of world population, it is essential to increase the production of proteins from animal and plant origin. Insects have been used as an alternative protein source for...
Author/s :
Leilane Rocha Barros DouradoLuciana Barboza Silva
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Article published the July 13, 2021:

Remedying Contact Dermatitis in Broiler Chickens with Novel Flooring Treatments

1. Introduction Contact dermatitis is an inflammation and irritation of the skin due to contact with an irritant or allergen. A common type of contact dermatitis in broiler chickens is footpad dermatitis (FPD)...
Author/s :
Frank TuyttensLeonie Jacobs
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Article published the July 12, 2021:

Carcass traits, meat quality, and sensory attributes of fast-growing broilers given outdoor access at different ages

1. Introduction Poultry producers started to raise their commercial chickens indoors as of the 1950s for better disease control, protection from predators, and to integrate their management measures for the pr...
Author/s :
Abdul GhayasAthar Mahmud Dr. Sohail AhmadJibran Hussain
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Article published the July 12, 2021:

Investigating the effects of Functional Ice (FICE) on Salmonella-food safety, microbial spoilage and quality of raw poultry thigh meat during refrigerated storage

Introduction Salmonella is a major foodborne pathogen commonly associated with raw poultry and poultry products causing 1.2 million illnesses, 23,000 hospitalizations and 450 deaths, annually in the United Sta...
Author/s :
Amit Morey
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Article published the June 25, 2021:

Animal welfare assessment for laying hens

On-Farm Welfare Assessment: Laying Hens In this newsletter we will provide an overview of animal-based indicators that can be used to assess laying hen welfare on the farm, using measures from the Welfare Qu...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the June 23, 2021:

Management and Health of Stationary and Nomadic Ducks in The Coastal and Haor Areas of Bangladesh

I. INTRODUCTION In Bangladesh, duck flock management is practiced using two systems: viz. stationary and nomadic. ‘Nomadic ducks’ are those which scavenge in post-harvest paddy fields during the da...
Author/s :
Joerg Henning
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