Poultry Industry Technical Articles

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Article published the March 30, 2021:

In Ovo and Neonatal Nutrition in Poultry

IntroductionModern agriculture constantly strives to maximize biological performance of food production in an effort to optimize economic efficiency, profit potential, and sustainability. Commercial poultry pro...
Author/s :
Peter Ferket
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Article published the March 29, 2021:

Improving a nonlinear Gompertz growth model using bird-specific random coefficients in two heritage chicken lines

INTRODUCTION Heritage chickens are important for breeders and industry to protect valuable genes and traits over the long term. However, 50% or more of the genetic diversity is absent in commercial pure lines ...
Author/s :
Martin ZuidhofMohammad Afrouziyeh
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Article published the March 25, 2021:

Small Variable Speed Fans Operating Continuously Vs. Larger Fans on Timers

The purpose of a minimum ventilation system is to bring in small amounts of cold fresh air into a house and to warm it as much as possible before it moves down to floor level so as not to chill the birds and ...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the March 15, 2021:

Frequent Visits to an Outdoor Range and Lower Areas of an Aviary System Is Related to Curiosity in Commercial Free-Range Laying Hens

1. Introduction In free-range and aviary housing systems, individual hen behavior can vary significantly, such that, some hens rarely access the outdoors while others utilize the range regularly [1–4]. F...
Author/s :
Dr Isabelle RuhnkeJéssica De Souza Vilela Manisha KolakshyapatiPeta Taylor
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Article published the March 15, 2021:

Complex System Approaches for Animal Health Surveillance

INTRODUCTION  Producing food from farmed animals is a large and very complex process that occurs in integrated networks made up of many individual animal producers, supporting businesses (veterinarians, f...
Author/s :
John Berezowski
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Article published the March 9, 2021:

Strategies to determine the efficacy of multiple phytase use at low activities using Ross x Ross 708 male broilers from 0 to 14 d

DESCRIPTION OF PROBLEM Phytase has been regularly incorporated into commercial poultry diets due to its relatively low cost and effectiveness at hydrolyzing phytate (IP6; myo-inositol 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6-hexakis ...
Author/s :
Courtney EnnisCraig WyattKelley WamsleyMike Bedford
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Article published the March 8, 2021:

Heat stress in poultry

Identifying behavioral signs is key to managing heat stress in poultry Every year, high summer temperatures have important effects on poultry health and welfare. Heat stress occurs when poultry cannot adapt ...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the March 3, 2021:

Optimization of age in Japanese quail at photo stimulation for better egg quality and hatching results

Light plays an important role in controlling the age at sexual maturity in birds; attaining sexual maturity at an appropriate age and weight is the key to reproductive success and the present study was an effor...
Author/s :
Athar Mahmud Dr. Sohail AhmadJibran Hussain Muhammad WaqasSyed Ali Haider
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Article published the February 24, 2021:

Managing Free-Range Laying Hens—Part B: Early Range Users Have More Pathology Findings at the End of Lay but Have a Significantly Higher Chance of Survival—An Indicative Study

1. Introduction One of the main goals of free-range egg production is to optimise laying performance and egg quality while supporting hen health and welfare. However, opportunities provided in the free-range s...
Author/s :
Cormac O´SheaDr Isabelle RuhnkeJéssica De Souza Vilela Terence Sibanda
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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

INTRODUCTION Broiler 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 ma...
Author/s :
Serdar Özlü
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