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Spiking reduces fertility drop in older poultry flocks
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...
Fail-safe air inlets for pig and poultry houses
German turnkey stables producer H��lscher + Leuschner will present a novel type of air inlet for pig and poultry 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:...
Fail-safe air inlets for poultry and pig houses
German turnkey stables producer H��lscher + 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:...
New VolMaxx enriched colony housing completed in France
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 ...
Practical ways to fight coccidiosis
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 ...
Skov A/S becomes IPC’s newest associate member
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,...