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Apr 22, 2018

MSD Animal Health continues its partnership with WeForest to promote a healthy planet

Source: The Poultry Site

World Earth Day provides opportunity for veterinarians to give back.

Apr 21, 2018

USPOULTRY highlights poultry and egg farms and processors in observance of Earth Day

Source: The Poultry Site

TUCKER, Georgia – 21 April 2018: In observance of Earth Day on 22 April, US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is highlighting two videos from its series emphasising environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms and at poultry companies with exemplary performance at water reclamation

Apr 20, 2018

Electrolyte balance in diets with reduced protein for semi-weighted laying hens in the second production cycle

Source: Engormix Poultry Industry

Introduction Egg production, as an industrial activity, is always aimed at improving efficiency in production and economy by benefiting from the genetic potential presented by the current strains of commercial egg-producing hens. However, a constant concern lies in good nutrition. Given this...

Phytase usage in white Pekin ducks

Source: Poultry World

Phytase usage in white Pekin ducks A recent study showed that phytase was efficacious in hydrolysing phytate phosphorus for bone mineralisation and growth of ducks through the starter and grower periods. Phosphorus in cereal grains and oilseeds is bound in phytin, the collective term for mixed...

More animal-friendly trapping method for Rondeel's chickens

Source: The Poultry Site

Chickens no longer need to be picked up by their legs and put upside down in crates when they go to the slaughterhouse. Eyes on Animals introduces the Dutch poultry industry to the 'Swedish trapping method' for chickens. Poultry farm Rondeel is the first to switch over