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Breeder age to determine incubation settings
Eggs from breeder flocks of different ages, have a difference in composition. As a result, embryonic energy utilisation and heat production are different. This is worth taking into account to optimise incubation settings, thus achieving high hatchery performances and good chick quality. ...
Adequate rearing for persistent flock performance
Well-developed and evenly sized birds are the basis for good broiler breeder flock performance. This starts with proper rearing from the day of hatch. Critical points in the management of the flock must be taken seriously to achieving this goal. By Jorge E. Amado, Technical Service Manager (Cent...
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...