Poultry Welfare Technical Articles

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Article published the July 17, 2018:

Demographics and practices of semi-intensive free-range farming systems in Australia with an outdoor stocking density of 1500 hens/hectare

Introduction Recent legislation in Australia, that came into effect from March 2017, states that eggs labelled ‘free-range’ need to be laid by hens with meaningful and regular access to the outdoor...
Author/s :
Dr Isabelle RuhnkeMini Singh
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186 2
Article published the June 13, 2018:

Rearing Laying Hens in Aviaries Reduces Fearfulness following Transfer to Furnished Cages

Appropriate rearing is essential for ensuring the welfare and productivity of laying hens. Early experience has the potential to affect the development of fearfulness. This study tested whether rearing in aviar...
Author/s :
Andrew Janczak
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276 0
Article published the June 7, 2018:

Field Assessments to Control the Lesser Mealworm (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Using Diatomaceous Earth in Poultry Houses

Modern poultry farming is characterized by the confinement of large numbers of birds in controlled environments, ensuring adequate conditions for the development of the birds. However, this environment is also ...
Author/s :
Daian OliveiraLuis Alves
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271 0
Article published the March 8, 2018:

Usage and Effects of Energized Oxygen in Drinking Water on The Performance of Broiler Chicken Under The Commercial Contract Production System

DESCRIPTION OF PROBLEM Farm animals need optimal environment for development and growth in order to reach their genetic capacity. Any weakness of the components of environment may decrease the performance. Con...
Author/s :
Ozlem SAHAN YAPICIER
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1129 38
Article published the January 4, 2018:

Study of animal welfare through analysis and comparison of the presence of foot pad dermatitis in broilers raised in controlled environments in Brazil and Spain

  Introduction The poultry industry has been able to develop high-level technologies in these more than one hundred years of existence, reaching high zootechnical results. These advances have been obtain...
Author/s :
Ana Raquel Almeida PinheiroLuis Eduardo GuanoManuel PizarroWalbens Siqueira Benevideswanessa de oliveira campos
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404 0
Article published the January 4, 2018:

Improving global influenza surveillance: trends of A(H5N1) virus in Africa and Asia

Findings The recent outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) virus in numerous countries in Asia and Africa and the increase in human cases demonstrate that influenza A viruses remain a global pa...
Author/s :
Gerardo Nava MoralesSocorro Magdalena Escorcia Martínez
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380 0
Article published the October 11, 2017:

Prevention of Footpad Lesions in Broilers

Efficacy of using Silvafeed® Nutri P plant extract to improve poultry feet quality and welfare Footpad dermatitis (FPD) has become a major issue for broiler industry in recent years. The development of nec...
Author/s :
Olivier Desrues
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643 4
Article published the September 15, 2017:

Evaporative Cooling Pad System Water Usage

Knowing how much water an evaporative cooling system will use during hot weather can prove to be a very useful piece of information. For instance, to properly size well pumps, pressure tanks and water distrib...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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1475 12
Article published the September 15, 2017:

The effect of feeder space access and crumble- or pellet-to-fine ratio on 38-day-old broiler performance

Author/s :
Joe Moritz
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242 0
Article published the September 8, 2017:

Uterine Prolapse in Poultry

The uterine prolapse is one of the problems facing egg-producing poultry growers, whether it is eggs for hatchery or for human consumption. In the normal situation and when laying eggs, part of the oviduct is ...
Author/s :
Khaled Fadlallah
Statistics:
1603 6
 
 
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