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Article published the November 23, 2006:

Optimization of dietary phosphorus for broiler breeders and their progeny

IntroductionSustainability of the poultry industry in the US, and especially in North Carolina, is somewhat dependent upon development of strategies to minimize environmental impact. The poultry industry has be...
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Article published the November 21, 2006:

Mannan oligosaccharides in poultry nutrition: mechanisms and benefits

IntroductionMannan oligosaccharide (MOS) is derived from the cell wall of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and is commercially available as a feed supplement included in diets as a GRAS (generally regarded as safe) com...
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Article published the November 17, 2006:

Storage of hatching eggs in the production process

Due to dynamic market demands for day old chicks and the large scale of commercial hatcheries, the storage of hatching eggs is often unavoidable.Although the detrimental effects on hatchability and chick qualit...
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Henry Arts
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Article published the November 17, 2006:

In vitro and in vivo assessment of humic acid as an aflatoxin binder in broiler chickens

Poster presentation at World Nutrition Forum 2006 Aflatoxins are often encountered in food and animal feeds at alarming concentrations around the world. One of the most practical approaches is the use of...
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Article published the November 15, 2006:

Mycotoxicoses in poultry: an overview from the Asia-Pacific region

IntroductionAnti-nutritional factors depress nutrient quality of the feed and hence the health and performance of poultry. Mycotoxins are one such anti-nutritional factor present in feed ingredients and complet...
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Article published the November 10, 2006:

General principles of the lighting programmes in rearing period

Chickens are sensitive to changes in the duration of illumination, and these will influence the age of sexual maturity. In addition, feed consumption is greatly influenced by the duration of day length. Lightin...
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Hendrix Genetics
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Article published the October 24, 2006:

Finding practical solutions to mycotoxins in commercial production: a nutritionist’s perspective

IntroductionWhether grain is produced in temperate, subtropical or tropical climates, if high rainfall and humidity are experienced in the harvest season, infection of the grain by mould is likely. The range ...
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Article published the October 23, 2006:

From 4 to 16 weeks, building the potential of the future layer

After a good starting, the objective of the 4-16 weeks period is to prepare the birds for egg production with an ideal development of:- the frame- the bodyweight- the uniformity- the digestive tract development...
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Hendrix Genetics
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Article published the October 5, 2006:

Single stage incubation is the most natural choice

What are the incubation needs of the developing embryo? To achieve the best results from commercial incubation we should focus on temperature in the setter, the most critical factor of embryonic development.Goo...
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Marleen Boerjan
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Article published the October 5, 2006:

Genetic progress inspires changes in incubator technology

Genetic changes in broiler and layer breeds have an effect on incubation conditions. Traditional setpoints must be reviewed, whereby scientific research and new technologies provide the tools to better match th...
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Marleen Boerjan
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