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/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/

/PageFiles/36661/001_boerderij-image-1438435.jpegTackling red mite in laying hens remains a challenge

News Red mite can severely affect a layer operation. Birds become stressed and the impact on egg production and feed conversion is substantial. Despite good measures, tackling this parasite remains a big challenge. By Farhad Mozafar, Lohmann Tierzucht, Germany Compared to other poultry e...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Health/2014/7/Tackling-red-mite-in-laying-hens-remains-a-challenge-1438417W/

/PageFiles/36581/001_boerderij-image-1541515.jpegBig Dutchman gets major order from UAE poultry producer

News German poultry equipment supplier, Big Dutchman, has signed a contract with Al Ajban Poultry Farms in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The contract is for an expansion of already well established farms and covers the supply of poultry equipment for six broiler production houses and nine houses...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Housing/2014/6/Big-Dutchman-gets-major-order-from-UAE-poultry-producer-1541514W/

/PageFiles/36547/001_boerderij-image-1535316.jpegHouse of Raeford Farms acquires Filet of Chicken

News US chicken processor, House of Raeford Farms of Rose Hill, NC, has reached an agreement to purchase the business, operating assets, and trademark of Filet of Chicken, of Forest Park, Georgia, from Flagship Food Group. Additionally, the companies have entered into a long-term supply and joint marketi...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Processing/2014/6/House-of-Raeford-Farms-acquires-Filet-of-Chicken-1535276W/

/PageFiles/36453/001_boerderij-image-1522256.jpegUS poultry farmers recovering from tornado damage

News The tornadoes which hit the US state of Mississippi last month left 18 poultry farms and 78 chicken houses damaged or destroyed, and left more than a million dead chickens in it's wake, the Mississippi Board of Animal Health has confirmed. While most poultry farmers have insurance to replace what th...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/General/2014/5/US-poultry-farmers-recovering-from-tornado-damage-1522245W/

/PageFiles/36401/001_boerderij-image-1514582.jpegTornado destroys US poultry farm

News A poultry farm in the US state of Mississippi has been torn apart by a recent tornado leaving about 220,000 chickens dead. High winds destroyed Wilkes Farm in Noxapater, which is under contract with US meat giant Tyson Foods, and owned by Charlie and Cindy Wilkes. The farm had eight poultry houses h...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Housing/2014/5/Tornado-destroys-US-poultry-farm-1514579W/

/PageFiles/36395/001_boerderij-image-1513151.jpegNigerian poultry firm revived by local govt funds

News Nigeria’s Imo State government has pledged to revive a former multi-billion naira poultry establishment which was abandoned by successive administrations in the state. Rochas Okorocha, a local Governor said that the state government has engaged the services of some foreign and local agricultural exp...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/General/2014/5/Nigerian-poultry-firm-revived-by-local-govt-funds-1513139W/

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