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Keep poultry processing free from Salmonella
A major place where cross contamination of poultry products can easily take place is in the processing plant. It is of great importance to minimise such microbial contamination, especially in relation to any foodborne pathogens, such as Salmonella. Processing of Salmonella-positive flocks The...
Study: Effect of swapping barley for sorghum in lamb diets
Abstract: This study looked at the effects of substituting barley (B) with sorghum (S) on site and extent of in vivo disappearance of dry matter (DM), starch and nitrogen in the gastro-intestinal tract (GIT), microbial protein synthesis and growth in finishing lambs. By: M Yahaghi, JB Liang, J B...
Company Update: Ovostar increases flock numbers
A leading producer of eggs and egg products in Ukraine, Ovostar Union, has reported a significant increase in its total flock as part of its operational results for the first quarter of 2013. As of 31 March 2013 the total flock of the company increased by 28% to 4.32 mln birds from 3.37 mln birds as...
Innovatively assessing performance in layers
Detailed management and assessment of the male broiler breeder is an essential factor in producing a uniform bird with optimum performance from the rearing stage through to depletion. The males form half of the breeding value of a flock and are therefore just as important as the females. Close obser...