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  • Using eggs in the fight against hunger
    on January 18, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Egg and nutrition leaders have reached out to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), highlighting the key role eggs have in the fight against hunger and malnutrition in the developing world. […]

  • Animal friendly and sustainable
    on January 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    The Dutch poultry processing plant 2 Sisters Storteboom has over 10 years’ experience with a very reliable and modern live bird handling system; the Meyn EVO system with automatic trailer unloading. […]

  • High-tech broiler breeder units drive business forward
    on January 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    DraperLAYERS organised a number of open days at a new broiler breeder unit on the outskirts of Exeter ahead of the first birds coming in at the end of December. Tony McDougal reports from Devon. […]

  • Insects as a tool against fowl typhoid disease
    on January 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Small amounts of Black soldier fly larvae meal can boost the immune system of broiler chicken and drastically increase their survival rate during fowl typhoid disease. […]

  • World’s largest-fast food groups slammed for chicken welfare
    on January 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    9 of the world's largest fast-food companies have been slammed by an animal rights organisation for the welfare standards in their chicken supply chains. […]

  • New ventilation system could aid welfare in hot weather
    on January 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    A prototype for a new poultry ventilation system has been created at the UK’s Harper Adams University as part of a PhD project with the aim of improving the welfare and production of broiler chickens. […]

  • Exploring perch provision
    on January 11, 2019 at 11:30 am

    Welfare benefits of perches for free-range laying units are increasingly being recognised by producers, according to the findings of an industry study. […]

  • Sequencing the poultry red mite genome
    on January 11, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Hopes have risen that the fight against poultry red mite can be won following the successful sequencing of the parasite’s genome. […]

  • 5 year outlook for broiler diseases
    on January 9, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Poor floor quality and a failure to stop visitors from entering poultry units are 2 areas where broiler farmers are failing to embrace high biosecurity standards. […]

  • Effect of digestible lysine density in broiler feed
    on January 9, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Results of feed trials indicate that altering dietary dLys during critical periods of the growth traject may be a viable strategy for reducing the incidence and severity of wooden breast and white striping. […]

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