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Article published the July 15, 2009:

Hatching Egg Sanitation

A common management tool in the handling of hatching eggs is treatment of the eggs with a fumigant or other type of disinfectant to reduce the number of microorganisms on the shell surface. In addition, sanitat...
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Article published the July 15, 2009:

Selecting Breeds For Small Flocks

There are many breeds of chickens, all developed for various purposes. The reason a person wishes to have chickens will determine the breed and/or type of chicken to select. Chickens predominantly used for the ...
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Article published the July 13, 2009:

Biosecurity, an outline

“A Set Of Management Practices, Which When Followed Correctly Reduce The Potential For The Introduction And Spread Of Disease Causing Organisms Onto, And Between Farms”Why “Reduced”, and...
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Article published the July 2, 2009:

Brooding and rearing baby chicks

Baby chicks are really quite easy to raise. With a few pieces of equipment and a small place to put them, success in brooding and rearing is virtually assured. During this period of the bird's life, the most im...
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Article published the July 2, 2009:

Building and Operating a Display Incubator

Observing a developing embryo can be a very fascinating and educational experience for all ages. Since most embryos develop internally and therefore are difficult to observe, the chick embryo provides an excell...
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Article published the July 2, 2009:

Chicken Embryo Malpositions and Deformities

Detailed information describing the categorization and incidence of embryo malpositions and deformities in commercial poultry is not readily available. Additionally, there is often little consistency in these d...
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Gary Butcher
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Article published the July 2, 2009:

Contamination of Hatching Eggs

Where Does Microbial Contamination Come From? Bacteria and mold which can affect hatching eggs are found everywhere in the environment - in soil, in manure, and even on the dust particles in the air. The most c...
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Article published the July 1, 2009:

BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED AND CLONED ANIMALS

Biomedicine is the application of the principles of the natural sciences, especially biochemistry, molecular biology, and microbiology, to human and veterinary clinical medicine. The field of biomedicine offers...
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Article published the June 29, 2009:

The Facts about Antibiogram

What is an antibiogram? An antibiogram is a laboratory test used to determine the sensitivity pattern of a given microorganism to a range of antibiotics. The advantages of antibiogram use and the techniques in...
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Segal
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Article published the June 29, 2009:

The advantages of automatic hatching egg collection

Automation of hatching egg collection in breeder houses is often seen as a big investment. However, the investment should be judged not solely on operational costs in the breeder house but also in terms of impr...
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