Hatchery And Egg Processing

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Eggshell quality: 3 solutions for older laying birds
Older laying birds are still a valuable asset, as long as they are managed for performance and productivity. Eggshell quality is one of the elements that, without proper management, can quickly deteriorate. It is therefore essential that th ...
Friday, September 3, 2021
How the innovative split-feeding system can improve broiler breeder performance
A proprietary split-feeding program for broiler breeders is disrupting conventional approaches to poultry nutrition.
Sunday, October 4, 2020
Proprietary split-feeding system for breeder broilers improves hatching rates and welfare, reduces feed costs and supports sustainability
A proprietary split-feeding program for broiler breeders is disrupting conventional approaches to poultry nutrition. Developed by Trouw Nutrition, a Nutreco company, the split-feeding innovation has demonstrated improved hatching rates and ...
Sunday, August 23, 2020
Effect of different sources and supplemental levels of manganese on production performance and egg quality in the late stage of laying hens
Experiment was carried out for evaluating the effect of different sources and levels of manganese on the production performance and egg quality of laying hens in the later stage. A total of 576 layers (Hy-Line Brown, 400-day-old) were rando ...
Monday, June 1, 2020
Risk management of egg and egg products: Advanced methods applied
Generally, foods are thermally processed to destroy the vegetative microorganisms for food preservation. However, only thermal treatment triggers many unwanted biochemical reactions, which leads to undesirable sensorial and nutritional effe ...
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Chicken gga-miR-19a targets ZMYND11 and plays an important role in host defence against Mycoplasma gallisepticum (HS Strain) infection
Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG), one of the most pathogenic Mycoplasmas, can cause chronic respiratory disease (CRD) in chickens. It has been suggested that micro-ribonucleic acids (miRNAs) are involved in microbial pathogenesis. However, lit ...
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Assessment of biosecurity practices in broiler chicken farms in Gharbia Governorate, Egypt
The aim of this study was to assess biosecurity measurers and practices in broiler chicken farms in one of the highly populated areas of the Nile Delta, Egypt. A cross sectional study was conducted in which 267 broiler chicken farms were se ...
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Consequences of poor pelleting and feed processing - poor immunity and health
The poultry industries have undergone remarkable change and growth over the last 30-year, such that today we see 2.5-kg male broilers at 35 d of age, and white-egg layers are capable of producing in excess of 330 eggs in 52 week of lay. The ...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
DSM: Improving antibiotic-free poultry meat production
The production of antibiotic-free (ABF) poultry is now a common trend worldwide, since growth promotant antibiotics (GPA) have been banned by some governments and because many consumers are increasingly avoiding food products that contain a ...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Vencomatic Group: How to reduce antibiotics in broiler production?
There is an increased awareness on the need for the sensible use of antibiotics in poultry and livestock production. When looking at broiler production, the use of antibiotics has traditionally been, and today still is, the highest in the f ...
Monday, November 7, 2016
Merial's VAXXITEK HVT+IBD for poultry
Significant economic losses are attributed to immunosuppression in the poultry industry worldwide. Exposure to stressors in the poultry production environment, along with infectious diseases (viral or bacterial) that impair immunity, contri ...
Friday, November 4, 2016
Disrupting the current paradigm: What is the future for antibiotics in animal production?
The future of antibiotics in animal production is truly a global concern. Many observers have wrongly concluded that it is a problem concentrated in North America, Europe or the developed world. This is no longer the case. Legislation in In ...
Monday, October 24, 2016
Why is gut health important in antibiotic-free poultry production?
Poultry producers face many challenges as they increase the number of flocks managed without antibiotics. Sound management practices and natural feed additives that support gut health will help producers manage the transition and protect fl ...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Importance of intestinal microbiota in animal performance
Microbiota is defined by Sekirov as a term defining a set of commensal, autochthonic microorganisms, co-existing with a host without causing any harm. Freter defined intestinal microbiota as "the usually complex mixture of bacterial populat ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Why is proper development in young poultry crucial?
Much has been written, and is accepted, about the importance of getting the earliest stages of the chick's life correct in order to maximise the genetic performances available. With continued genetic improvements in broiler growth perfo ...

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