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Five strategies for optimizing poultry production

Tips for enhancing animal performance and poultry production to save time and money. Sponsored by Evonik.
Tips for enhancing animal performance and poultry production to save time and money. Sponsored by Evonik.
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Infectious Bronchitis: Evolving Strategies for an Evolving Virus

The evolution of infectious bronchitis virus is a continuing challenge for the poultry industry. Finding the right combination of vaccines to cross-protect is often critical to success. Sponsored by Poultry Health Today.
The evolution of infectious bronchitis virus is a continuing challenge for the poultry industry. Finding the right combination of vaccines to cross-protect is often critical to success. Sponsored by Poultry Health Today.
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China’s 6 broiler breeding requirements, 9 welfare standards

President of Beijing Huadu Yukou Poultry Industry Co. highlights expectations in China
Sun Hao, president of Beijing Huadu Yukou Poultry Industry Co., Ltd., said there are six broiler breeding requirements and nine poultry welfare standards that the Chinese poultry industry must meet in the modern era.
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VIDEO: Key considerations to meet cage-free egg pledges

Professionals in the U.S. egg industry are skeptical of the goal to be 85% cage-free by 2025; what can be done to improve the chances of meeting this objective?
Egg industry members and professionals in the U.S remain skeptical of reaching its goal of 85% cage-free by 2025. What can be done to close the gap and what challenges are still facing producers?
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Key considerations for layer house ventilation designs

Learn who designs a ventilation system, what options there are and what geographical factors play a role in choosing the right system for your birds.
In planning a ventilation system for a specific environment, a designer will consider the specifications of the available systems.
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Food Lion wants better broiler welfare, but how?

Grocery chain says it will address broiler welfare, but not a lot of information has yet been revealed
Within the past several years, for the most part, when a business that sells poultry products made an announcement that includes the company’s plans involving broiler welfare, it has meant that the company is requiring all of its broiler suppliers to comply with Global Animal Partnership (GAP) or Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) standards.
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The UN vegan bomb that recently exploded

It is urgent that the livestock industry strengthen communications with the public to show what it is being done and to avoid being the villains.
On a quiet Saturday, July 25th, which might have been just like any other Saturday, the United Nations (U.N.) dropped a bomb, tweeting this: “The meat industry is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than the world’s largest oil companies. Meat production contributes to the depletion of water resources & leads to deforestation.”
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A beam of infrared light for the well-being of poultry

Research in livestock production is reaching an ever-increasing level of sophistication, a fact that always escapes industry critics.
We have published a news item about a study by Canadian researchers using a Mid Infrared Spectromicroscopy beamline from a high brightness infrared synchrotron light.
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