See what 10 WATTPoultry.com articles and blogs were read the most during March 2021:
Officials are investigating the death of a worker at a Koch Foods poultry plant in Montgomery, Alabama.
Approximately 26% of the U.S. hen population is currently housed in a cage-free facility.
Hickman’s Family Farms lost about 165,000 hens and two barns in a fire that occurred on the afternoon of March 6.
Learn what industry members are responsible for 126.92 million layers in the United States.
Barn fires continue to be a problem for the U.S. egg laying industry. Seven fires were reported in the egg industry by WATTPoultry since January 3, 2020.
Pulsed alternating wavelength light technology can increase layer productivity and welfare, leading to improvements in temperament, feed conversion and livability, as well as increased case weights.
All poultry operations should have a biosecurity program in place, but those programs must meet certain criteria in order for them to be successful.
There are several new technologies in development that could sex male chicks before they are hatched, but there is still a ways to go before commercially viable solutions are available.