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/PageFiles/22710/002_boerderij-image-1326914.jpegStrategies for reducing feed costs

News Reduced feed costs lead to improved production efficiency and profitability of poultry enterprises. Feeding and management strategies will help in achieving these targets. Farm resources, management policies and mode of production are determining factors. By Dr Salah H. Esmail, Cairo, Eg...
http://www.allaboutfeed.net/Nutrition/General/2014/2/Strategies-for-reducing-feed-costs-1326901W/

/PageFiles/22608/001_boerderij-image-1453268.jpegNew vaccine delivery system for newborn chicks developed

News An alternate vaccine delivery system for newborn chicks has been developed by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists to improve vaccination against intestinal diseases like coccidiosis. A common and costly poultry disease, coccidiosis is caused by tiny, single-celled parasites that belong to...
http://www.allaboutfeed.net/Nutrition/Research/2014/1/New-vaccine-delivery-system-for-newborn-chicks-developed-1455030W/

/PageFiles/35502/001_boerderij-image-1453268.jpegNew vaccine delivery system for newborn chicks developed

News An alternate vaccine delivery system for newborn chicks has been developed by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists to improve vaccination against intestinal diseases like coccidiosis. A common and costly poultry disease, coccidiosis is caused by tiny, single-celled parasites that belong to...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Health/2014/1/New-vaccine-delivery-system-for-newborn-chicks-developed-1453264W/

/PageFiles/35349/001_boerderij-image-1437160.jpegCherkizovo completes major poultry project

News Cherkizovo Group, Russia’s largest meat and fodder manufacturer, announced the successful completion of a project to double capacity in the Bryansk poultry cluster. Implementing the project has increased output capacity of Cherkizovo Group's Bryansk poultry cluster (Kurinoe Tsarstvo in Bryansk) from...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Home/General/2013/12/Cherkizovo-completes-major-poultry-project-1437158W/

/PageFiles/35306/001_boerderij-image-1431895.jpegMeasuring outside air temperature

News Having an accurate outside temperature sensor wired into a house’s environmental controller can be helpful in managing the environment within a poultry house. During cold weather some controllers are able to adjust minimum ventilation rates based on outside temperature. This can be helpful because a...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Housing/2013/12/Measuring-outside-air-temperature-1431839W/

/PageFiles/35303/001_boerderij-image-1431809.jpegFactors to consider in choosing poultry house lighting

News Energy conservation is as important as ever. Growers pay energy bills out of their earnings. The more they pay for power, the less net return on the flock. Efforts to install motors, fans and lights, the components that use the most electricity in poultry houses, are being considered by growers. How...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Housing/2013/12/Factors-to-consider-in-choosing-poultry-house-lighting-1431794W/

/PageFiles/35302/001_boerderij-image-1431787.jpegHousing system impacts on egg microbiology

News Alternative hen housing is becoming more commonplace in the egg market. However, a complete understanding of the implications for alternative housing systems on egg safety has not been achieved. A study in the USA examined the impact of housing Hy-Line Brown, Hy-Line Silver Brown, and Barred Plymout...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Layers/Eggs/2013/12/Housing-system-impacts-on-egg-microbiology-1431783W/

/PageFiles/35261/001_boerderij-image-1354627.jpegWohlfahrt eggs: Three generations of success

News Consistency in applying the fundamentals of best business practice has kept Wohlfahrt Poultry Farm in business for three generations. This is especially important since the farm relies heavily on the human factor to get the job done. By Kate Whittle The two farms making up Wohlf...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Layers/Eggs/2013/12/Wohlfahrt-eggs-Three-generations-of-success-1354601W/

/PageFiles/29856/001_boerderij-image-1424764.jpegPig aggression can be stopped by using candies

News A pig fight can be interrupted by providing more interesting alternatives. In trials in Hanover, Germany, pigs were successfully taught to respond to the sound of a feeder. The feeder in the experiment at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Hanover, Germany, included chocolate candies.The researc...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Growing-Finishing/Housing/2013/12/Pig-aggression-can-be-stopped-by-using-candies-1424760W/

/PageFiles/29851/001_boerderij-image-1402297.jpegVentilating alone is not enough – know the air flow

News Optimising a good climate in pig houses is a matter of accuracy. No rule of thumb exists – requirements of a ventilation system are largely dependent on the outside climate, a pig house interior, occupancy rate as well as the air inlet system used. By Patrick van Dijk, Fancom, the Netherlands   Wo...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Growing-Finishing/Environment/2013/12/Ventilating-alone-is-not-enough--know-the-air-flow-1402257W/

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