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Poultry Nutrition / Poultry Health & Disease / Poultry Welfare
on October 1, 2017

Managing flocks for poultry health and welfare

Persistent commitment to animal welfare can be achieved with clear standards and expectations for animal handling and care. Sponsored by Cobb-Vantress.

The Chick Quality Versus Quantity Conundrum

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How do we strive to ensure that what we can hatch and deliver to our customers is the best quality possible? The hatchery manager has some control but there are a number of factors which are outside the control of the hatchery. 

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Poultry welfare: Finding the hill we can defend

Using science to explain as much as we can about all aspects of poultry welfare and developing measurements -- behavioral, physical and physiological -- is important. After these indicators are established, the measurements need to be viewed not just through the eyes of scientists and poultry husbandry specialists, but also of the average consumer.

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Three Keys to Achieving Proper Ventilation

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Proper ventilation in the broiler house is of the utmost importance. It reduces mortality, aids in respiratory, skeletal and cardiovascular development, stimulates early feed intake, promotes flock uniformity, and ensures the proper development of temperature regulation. However, ventilation is not just something to be monitored in the summer months. Both cold and heat stress can negatively affect flock performance and once the damage has been done, there is no way to undo it. 

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Understanding oligosaccharides in young animal nutrition

Oligosaccharides are considered as one of the most valuable sources of prebiotic fibers in diets for young non-ruminant animals such as broilers, pullets, piglets and calves.

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Brooding - Light management

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Light intensity is not always seen as an important factor in brooding, yet it is. Chick activity during the brooding period is the driver that ensures adequate feed and water consumption. Only then will the genetic potential of the broiler chick be realized. Without adequate temperature and good air quality, chick activity will be limited.

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