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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...
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 ...