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Getting the top performing flock
Across the globe the challenge continues - 'How can I have the top producing flock?' Yet why is it that many producers appear to have a formula to almost guarantee great performance. By Scott Black, Cobb-Vantress broiler specialist for North America Although any one producer will not alwa...
Merck AH launches coccidiosis management app
Merck Animal Health has introduced Coccivac Scheduler, an iPad app, which will help poultry producers create best management practices protocols focused on minimising the costly and persistent threat of coccidiosis. Working with a Merck Animal Health sales representative, producers can use the Cocci...
Management tools to predict poultry disease
High-tech management tools are nearing the point at which they might predict broiler disease “days or even weeks” before it is established, a recent Royal Veterinary College conference in the UK heard. Prof Marian Dawkins, a researcher in animal behaviour at the University of Oxford, said modelling ...
Looking back on 'Future Woolscapes'
My mind sometimes wanders off to the time when I did my internship at the University of Sydney (back in 1999). What did I see during these nine months of being down under, nothing but sheep, sheep and more sheep. This triggered me to look for some data on the current sheep sector in Australia and wh...