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Feeding Program for Heavy Broiler Chickens

The most common age for marketing broiler chickens is increasing and, in the U.S., is approaching 56-60 days for male birds. Furthermore, a market age of up to 80 days is suggested when future directions of...
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A Picture Guide of Chicken Feed Withdrawal

Before broiler chickens are shipped to the processing plant, feed is withdrawn on-farm to assist in emptying the birds' digestive tracts and reduce the chances that the carcasses will be contaminated during...
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Feed enzymes and betaine in antibiotic free poultry diets.

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. The benefits of feeding antibiotic growth promoters ...
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Nutritional Factors Affecting Eggshell Quality

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. ABSTRACT The hen's eggshell has a perfectly ...
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Mechanisms of Enzymes in Poultry Production

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. Summary Enzymes have been used in the feed industry for m...
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Brooding Temperatures for Small Poultry Flocks

A hatched chick cannot maintain a proper body temperature without your help. Exposing a chick to cool temperatures in the first three weeks of life makes the bird uncomfortable and less likely to eat the fe...
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Pastured Poultry

Pasture poultry is an intensive method of raising a large number of chickens on a small piece of land. Under this system, birds are housed in mobile shelters with roofs and side walls but no floors; the...
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Organic Diets for Small Poultry Flocks

Most organizations that certify organic poultry and eggs require that most or all of the ingredients in poultry rations be organically grown. The feed ingredients cannot be derived from genetically modi...
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Dietary mannan oligosaccharides improve broiler and turkey performance: meta-analysis of pen trials around the world

ALLTECH 2003 CD: Dietary mannan oligosaccharides improve broiler and turkey performance: meta-analysis of pen trials around the world Hooge Consulting Service, Inc., Eagle Mountain, Utah, USA Introduc...
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Practical applications for selenomethionine: broiler breeder reproduction

ALLTECH 2002 CD: Practical applications for selenomethionine: broiler breeder reproduction Department of Poultry Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA Selenium: an essential trace ...
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