Top 10 poultry technology trends of 2023

Here are the 10 most-read new technology articles of 2023.

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Here are the 10 most-read new technology articles of 2023:

1. Can fish meal help with broiler breeder fertility?

As the broiler industry is hoping hatchability rates improve, North Carolina State University researchers conducted a study to see if fertility in breeding roosters could be improved by giving them a feed that included fish meal.

2. Hydrogen peroxide, UV light could improve egg sanitation

A new twist on the sanitation process incorporates both hydrogen peroxide and ultraviolet light to disinfect against bacteria and other pathogens on egg shells.

3. 21 poultry technologies to follow in 2023 (blog)

Elizabeth Doughman: Emerging technologies are set to transform the poultry industry in 2023, tackling challenges such as Net Zero, traceability and transparency, avian influenza, Salmonella control and more.

4. Can eggs be sexed with scent technology during incubation?

One study shows that eggs give off different volatile organic compounds depending on the sex.

5. How feed ingredients boost poultry nutrition, performance

New innovations and emerging technologies can help poultry producers improve the birds' efficiency in using the nutrients in their feed. 

6. Maggots can convert poultry litter into fertilizer, feed

A closed loop system relies on the life cycle of the housefly to sustainably transform poultry manure and other organic waste into fertilizer and animal feed.

7. Why the gut microbiome is key to poultry health

The gut microbiome is not just a buzzword when it comes to poultry health.

8. Cameras could automate broiler chick sexing process

Artificial intelligence and imaging could accurately identify the sex of broiler chicks, reducing high labor costs and improving efficiency in the hatchery.

9. CRISPR makes chickens more resistant to avian influenza

Altering a small section of chicken DNA improved resistance to avian influenza with no negative impacts on health or well-being, revealed new research from the University of Edinburgh, Imperial College London and Pirbright Institute.

10. When do layer hens use dietary energy for egg production?

One study found that dietary energy intake directly affected total carcass mass before increasing the number of eggs laid.

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