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Layer Diseases & Health


FFAR offers $6 million for layer hen keel bone research

The program recognizes a need for solutions that work at a commercial scale.

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and Open Philanthropy launched a new funding program to provide $6 million of support to research projects that develop scalable solutions to reduce keel bone damage in layer hens.

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Managing key pullet, layer gut health challenges

Gut health challenges in laying hens are complex and multifactorial. Feed, farm and health management are all required to achieve persistent layer and breeder flocks.

Learn how addressing a combination of feed, farm and health issues can help to ensure that pullets and laying hens are prepared to overcome challenges and thrive.

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