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  • Promoting gut health in piglets
    on December 14, 2018 at 9:00 am

    Gut health of piglets can be supported in several ways. By influencing the immune response in the gastrointestinal tract it is possible to indirectly stimulate piglet growth. Another way to support piglet health is by supporting their mothers. […]

  • Egg yolks enhanced, high-oleic peanuts fed to laying hens
    on December 14, 2018 at 8:00 am

    Researchers in the United States have found that feeding high-oleic peanuts to laying hens enhances egg yolks and oleic fatty acid content in shell eggs. […]

  • Bill Gates poultry drive making waves across the globe
    on December 14, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Moves by Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates to end poverty through the provision of poultry around the globe has sparked controversy in Pakistan in recent days. […]

  • France: First welfare labelling scheme for poultry
    on December 12, 2018 at 7:00 am

    French retail giant Casino Group, which owns brands such as Monoprix, has this week launched the first animal welfare labelling scheme in France. […]

  • Using nuclear science to control animal disease
    on December 12, 2018 at 4:00 am

    Nuclear and related immunological and molecular science is helping control avian diseases across the globe. […]

  • Costco a major player in the US poultry sector
    on December 12, 2018 at 4:00 am

    Costco’s new broiler farming operation in the heart of the United States will enable it to challenge the sector’s major companies, such as Tyson Foods, Perdue, Sanderson Farms and Pilgrim’s Pride. […]

  • EU poultry production and consumption to expand slowly
    on December 10, 2018 at 9:00 am

    Poultry will be the only meat to consistently see growth in the EU market over the next 12 years, according to the EU’s 2030 Outlook. […]

  • Malaysia to ban colistin in animal feed
    on December 10, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Calls by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to phase out medically important antibiotics used in animal feeds have prompted Malaysia to announce a ban on the use of colistin in animal feed. India is also believed to be on the verge of making a similar announcement. […]

  • Fighting wooden breast nutritionally
    on December 10, 2018 at 6:02 am

    To fulfil the increase in demand for poultry meat there was a selection for higher growth-rate and breast-yield chicken hybrids. However, improved live performances have been accompanied by an increased incidence of muscle abnormalities such as wooden breast: visually hard, out-bulging and pale areas on the ventral surface of the Pectoralis major muscle. […]

  • Congo: Self-sufficiency in poultry production hindered
    on December 10, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Self-sufficiency in poultry and egg production around one of Africa’s largest cities is being hindered by a number of factors, according to a study produced by Dutch research specialists Wageningen Livestock Research. […]

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