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How to control late-stage broiler mortality

Targeted monitoring and controlling broiler house conditions help to ensure that losses are kept to a minimum.

Minimizing mortality towards the end of the grow-out cycle is essential to protect flocks and investment. Learn which are the important steps to follow.


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Avoiding common pitfalls in poultry processing monitoring

Monitoring and evaluation are important to ensure that broiler processing plants run efficiently, but those responsible must be suitable for the roles that they perform.

Supervisors, consultants and auditors have important roles to play in poultry processing plants, but if they don’t perform properly, they are simply wasting time and resources.


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Avian flu confirmed in Kentucky broiler flock

The virus has also been confirmed in a backyard flock in Virginia and tests indicate it could be present in a turkey flock in Kentucky.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been confirmed in a commercial broiler flock in Fulton County, Kentucky, as well as in a backyard flock in Fauquier County, Virginia.


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2022 Top Poultry Companies

This exclusive list of top poultry companies is part of WATTPoultry.com’s Top Poultry Companies online database that houses information on more than 1,000 poultry companies around the world.

This exclusive list of top poultry companies is part of WATTPoultry.com’s Top Poultry Companies online database that houses information on more than 1,000 poultry companies around the world.


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Poultry welfare is simply good business

Healthy, robust birds well-suited to the conditions they are reared not only enjoy higher welfare, but provide good returns.

The poultry industry has long known that good welfare makes good business sense; this concern extends back to how breeds are selected.


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What’s happening in the Asian poultry industry?

For companies able to survive high input costs, 2022’s expected demand upturn will be positive, but there are other issues that Asia’s poultry producers must overcome to fully benefit from improving market conditions.

The outlook for the Asian poultry industry is broadly positive this year, but some markets have more problems to resolve than others.


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