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BPEX: Pork export market in Far East evaluated
Further export potential for beef, lamb and pork to the Far East came into focus during a joint EBLEX and BPEX mission to Japan, Korea and India. The aim was to evaluate market potential for pork, lamb, beef, fifth quarter products and livestock genetics as discussions on market access in the region...
Modern broilers drink more water
Water is essential for many life sustaining and metabolic processes within the bird, while also accounting for a large majority of muscle composition and weight. Over the years, genetic advancement for increased weight gain, feed intake and feed conversion have led to the current commercial broiler ...
Adequate brooding for thriving birds
The first week of a broiler chick's life forms the basis of its health and productivity for its entire time on the farm. Creating good conditions and taking adequate measures will guarantee the chicks thrive and grow according to expectations. By Richard Jackson, St David's Poultry Team, L...
Precisely managing the broiler flock
Poultry growers take great care and devote much attention when brooding young chicks. However the most challenging time on a broiler unit is when the birds reach 21 days old. At that stage it may be more critical to manage the flock. By Richard Jackson, St David's poultry team, Lympstone, ...