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Poultry Nutrition

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Feeding selenium to heat-stressed egg layers

There is considerable economic return possible when heat-stressed laying hens are fed selenium
The high selenium deposition through Selisseo resulted in the hen being able to overcome the oxidative stress and production drag that coincide with heat stress.
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Why cooperation is key in the poultry microbiome

Cooperation within the microbiome and with the host greatly affects bird health, and we now beginning to understand just how important this activity is.
The poultry microbiome is not simply a collection of individual, isolated microbes, rather they work together, but this may not always be positive.
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How to use more alternative ingredients in poultry feed

Including alternative feed ingredients in broiler diets can be challenging but, with the right tools, producers can successfully use what may be more sustainable option.
Learn how employing the correct tools can facilitate the use of alternative ingredients, helping to further raise poultry production’s sustainability profile
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Precision nutrition: What will it really look like?

There remains a lot of uncertainty around precision nutrition in the poultry industry but what is certain is that producers who ignore it risk falling badly behind
The promises of precision nutrition would appear to offer huge gains for poultry producers. Learn what may be the best strategy for keeping abreast of fast changing developments.
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Optimizing immunity: Experts share disease-management strategies

Producing robust broiler chicks has become more challenging with the surge in ‘no antibiotics ever’ and ‘reduced use’ production. Poultry experts share disease-management strategies to help build a stronger bird by optimizing immunity. Sponsored by Poultry Health Today.
Producing robust broiler chicks has become more challenging with the surge in ‘no antibiotics ever’ and ‘reduced use’ production. Poultry experts share disease-management strategies to help build a stronger bird by optimizing immunity. Sponsored by Poultry Health Today.
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Women break through Latin American poultry farming

More and more women stand out in the poultry industry, but much remains to be done so that they have the same access as their male counterparts.
Three Latin American women share their experience working in the poultry industry and explain how times have changed and what to do in the future to have more women in the industry.
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Chickens love insects

Feeding poultry with insects, whether alive or as a meal, is already a reality and also very sustainable
One of the aspects of poultry welfare is whether birds can perform their natural behaviors -- like pecking the ground -- that although it gives us a check mark as thinking beings, I do not know if it helps the birds from a productive point of view.
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