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Article published the September 9, 2022:

Factors that Influence the Production, Environment, and Welfare of Broiler Chicken: A Systematic Review

INTRODUCTIONBrazilian poultry industry is highly relevant for the country economy. In 2016 a total of 13 million tons of broiler meat was produced, and nearly 35% was exported. (ABPA, 2017). Broiler production ...
Author/s :
Irenilza de Alencar NääsMarta Dos Santos Baracho
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Article published the September 1, 2022:

Breeder House Lighting System Retrofit

High pressure sodium (HPS) lights have been used in broiler-breeder houses for decades due to their very high lumen output. The typical 150-watt HPS fixture produces approximately 16,000 lumens of light which i...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the May 11, 2022:

Enrichment for broilers and turkeys – from theoretical consideration to practical application

INTRODUCTIONBroilers and turkeys are traditionally kept under monotonous environmental conditions, which compromise bird welfare due to inactivity, restriction of the behavioural repertoire and various health h...
Author/s :
Werner Bessei
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Article published the April 26, 2022:

Diurnal Lighting Programs for Broilers – Do They Impact Broiler Behaviour and Feed Efficiency?

IntroductionRecommendations for lighting programs during the rearing period for broilers generally include a dark period. In Canada, the Codes of Practice for Chickens, Turkeys and Breeders (https://www.nfacc.c...
Author/s :
Karen Schwean-Lardner
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Article published the April 25, 2022:

Do Chicks Benefit From 24 Hours of Light?

Why do we, for the most part, give our chicks 24 hours of light during brooding? Do chicks actually benefit from being able to eat and drink at 2 am? Though it is widely believed that 24 hours of light is essen...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the February 4, 2022:

Providing colored photoperiodic light stimulation during incubation: 1. Effects on embryo development and hatching performance in broiler hatching eggs

INTRODUCTIONAvian embryogenesis is a perfect platform to examine the effects of exogenous factors on embryonic development due to the physiological independence from the hen (Hill et al., 2004). During incubati...
Author/s :
Bruce Rathgeberxujie li
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Article published the November 3, 2021:

Non-Infectious Leg Health Issues of Poultry

Leg problems are among the top health concerns of poultry raised for meat. Leg problems influence poultry at all stages of production, lead to reduced productivity and contribute to mortality. Leg problems have...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the June 10, 2021:

Effect of age at photostimulation on sexual maturation in broiler breeder pullets

INTRODUCTIONGenetic selection programs emphasizing broiler growth, breast muscle deposition, and feed efficiency traits over the past 30 yr have led to a rate of change that has not slowed (Havenstein et al., 2...
Author/s :
Martin ZuidhofRobert Renema
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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 January 27, 2021:

The effect of supplementary ultraviolet wavelengths on the performance of broiler chickens

INTRODUCTIONDespite superior color vision, hue discrimination, and motion detection, broiler chickens are typically kept in lighting conditions deemed suitable for humans. Environments tailored to poultry visio...
Author/s :
Charlotte JamesJulian Wiseman
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