Poultry Welfare Technical Articles

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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 22, 2021:

Practical Views on Global Meat Chicken Nutrition

I. INTRODUCTION The global supply of poultry products will need to double by 2050 if we are to meet the aspiration of all people to be food secure. We will need to produce more poultry meat in the face of chan...
Author/s :
Rick Kleyn
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Article published the February 22, 2021:

Sustainability and animal welfare

Animal Welfare is Key to the Sustainability of the Poultry Industry Animal welfare is in the eye of the beholder. Some consumers are willing to pay more for products from companies with reputations that alig...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the February 5, 2021:

Poultry welfare in the hatchery

Early feeding can improve broiler performance and welfare The first experiences of a day-old chick play an important role for the development and performance of chicks later in life. Especially for broilers,...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the January 27, 2021:

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

INTRODUCTION Despite superior color vision, hue discrimination, and motion detection, broiler chickens are typically kept in lighting conditions deemed suitable for humans. Environments tailored to poultry vis...
Author/s :
Charlotte JamesJulian Wiseman
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Article published the January 20, 2021:

A bird's eye view: the chicken visual system

Avian species rely heavily on vision to provide them with necessary information about their surroundings. Chickens rely on their sense of vision to recognize: Other chickens. Predators. Another chicken's...
Author/s :
Anna MagnaterraLeonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the January 7, 2021:

Gangrenous Dermatitis in Broilers

Gangrenous dermatitis (GD) is a serious bacterial disease affecting poultry. It generally is fatal, often within 24 hours. It sometimes seems to appear almost out of nowhere because suddenly you will have healt...
Author/s :
Clarence Reagan SadlerTom Tabler
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Article published the December 10, 2020:

Sprinklers Offer Flock Cooling Benefits and Water Conservation Opportunities

Maintaining bird comfort during the hot, humid summer is critical for optimum weight gain, feed conversion, and livability. In most situations, modern-day poultry houses are equipped with tunnel ventilation sys...
Author/s :
Tom TablerYi Liang
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Article published the October 20, 2020:

A Dietary Sugarcane-Derived Polyphenol Mix Reduces the Negative Effects of Cyclic Heat Exposure on Growth Performance, Blood Gas Status, and Meat Quality in Broiler Chickens

1. Introduction Heat stress (HS) has undesired effects on the growth performance [1,2] and meat quality [3] of broiler chickens. During HS, chickens seek to dissipate unwanted and excess body heat by increasin...
Author/s :
F.R. DunsheaMajid ShakeriRobyn WarnerStuart Wilkinson
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Article published the October 7, 2020:

Nutraceutical to ensure Animal Welfare and Stress Control

The greater intensification of animal production cannot neglect the welfare and the correct conditions of animal housing and management. The European Union (EU) has established a wide range of legislative pro...
Author/s :
Jose Ignacio Alonso Rojas
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