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/PageFiles/37156/001_rb-image-1622189.jpegHouse of Raeford closes turkey plant to focus on chicken

News US poultry processor, House of Raeford will phase out all operations at its Raeford, NC turkey cook plant within the next 60 days to focus on chicken products. Historically high protein commodity market values have driven raw material costs for cooked turkey products up over 250% in the last twelve ...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Other-Poultry-Species/Turkeys/2014/10/House-of-Raeford-closes-turkey-plant-to-focus-on-chicken-1622184W/

/PageFiles/37037/001_boerderij-image-1546555.jpegSpiking reduces fertility drop in older poultry flocks

News Aging hens physiologically need to be mated more often to sustain the same level of fertility as a flock of 35 weeks. Meanwhile roosters become less interested and able to complete mating. So, to get the same fertility level, the older the flock the more attention should be paid to rooster managemen...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Breeders/Incubation/2014/9/Spiking-reduces-fertility-drop-in-older-poultry-flocks-1546242W/

/PageFiles/37031/001_boerderij-image-1602462.jpegFail-safe air inlets for poultry and pig houses

News German turnkey stables producer Hölscher + Leuschner will present a novel type of air inlet for poultry and pig housing at the upcoming edition of EuroTier. The 'VRV Air', designed to be fail-safe and maintenance-free, is supposed to work even in the case of a power shutdown. Key are three elements:...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Home/General/2014/9/Fail-safe-air-inlets-for-poultry-and-pigy-houses-1602463W/

/PageFiles/36986/001_boerderij-image-1595341.jpegNew VolMaxx enriched colony housing completed in France

News The family Carlier from Gricourt, France is a well-known egg producer in the France egg market, having produced eggs for many decades. Because of the European regulations concerning housing requirements for laying hens, the family were forced to replace their existing housing systems in their three ...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Layers/Housing/2014/9/New-VolMaxx-enriched-colony-housing-completed-in-France-1595327W/

/PageFiles/36954/001_boerderij-image-1568895.jpegPractical ways to fight coccidiosis

News Coccidiosis is one of the oldest known diseases in poultry. It was described already by Tyzzer in 1927. Up till today, it causes major economic losses worldwide. Despite intensive research for so many years, this disease is still not fully controlled. Yet it is clear that management, immunology and ...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Home/General/2014/9/Practical-ways-to-fight-coccidiosis-1568851W/

/PageFiles/36953/001_boerderij-image-1594134.jpegSkov A/S becomes IPC’s newest associate member

News SKOV A/S, who deals in the development, manufacture and international marketing of climate control and production monitoring equipment for poultry houses, has become an associate member of the International Poultry Council. Founded in 1954 in Nordsalling, Denmark, by brothers Kristen and Kjeld Skov,...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Home/General/2014/9/Skov-AS-becomes-IPCs-newest-associate-member-1594109W/

/PageFiles/36804/002_boerderij-image-1556322.jpegGoing back to basics in rearing pays off

News To deliver a good rearing flock to the production farm, the basic criteria of good infrastructure and management need to be met. Owners or general managers cannot expect good results without giving their farm managers the tools to do the job. Going back to the basics of rearing will easily solve 90%...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Housing/2014/8/Going-back-to-basics-in-rearing-pays-off-1556250W/

/PageFiles/36806/001_boerderij-image-1571239.jpegEstimating air leakage in the poultry house

News In order to control the environment within a poultry house, it is essential that a producer not only controls how much air is entering the house, but where it is entering. For instance, during cold weather essentially no air should enter a house when the fans are off. When the fans are operating, al...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Housing/2014/8/Estimating-air-leakage-in-the-poultry-house-1571237W/

/PageFiles/36802/001_boerderij-image-1571169.jpegThriving flocks through new heater

News The Thermorizer TR 75 is a new concept in poultry house heating. Field tests in Germany have proved the advantages of the device. These are low noise levels, optimum heat distribution, energy saving and sturdiness. Since September 2013, the Thermorizer TR 75 heater has been field tested in two broil...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Housing/2014/8/Thriving-flocks-through-new-heater-1556461W/

/PageFiles/36704/001_boerderij-image-1558576.jpegBaiada poultry facility approved despite opposition

News A regional council in Australia has approved the development of 70 broiler chicken sheds for leading poultry producer Baiada which will house close to three million birds in the north of New South Wales. The Manilla Baiada proposal was unanimously supported by the Tamworth Regional Council, despite ...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Housing/2014/7/Baiadi-poultry-facility-approved-despite-opposition-1558568W/

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