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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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How to clean and sanitize poultry water lines

Cleaning lines is an insurance policy against the diseases potentially living in, and transported by, water.
Water is necessary for success on a poultry farm, yet it is often overlooked. Keeping a clean water system prevents disease, saves time and leads to greater flock performance.
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Stacey Roberts named Versova director of nutrition

She will lead the company’s pullet and layer nutrition program across farms in Iowa and Ohio
Versova, the third largest egg-producing company in the United States, has expanded its executive hen nutrition team with a seasoned poultry nutrition expert.
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Poultry production, welfare tips for enhancing meat quality

Insights and strategies on improving meat quality to increase poultry performance and production profits. Sponsored by Cobb-Vantress.
Insights and strategies on improving meat quality to increase poultry performance and production profits. Sponsored by Cobb-Vantress.
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Could CO2 become sustainable protein for poultry feed?

While an industry and academia consortium in the UK won’t be conjuring poultry feed out of thin air, it will be fermenting it.
Carbon dioxide (CO2), the greatest contributor to climate change, has a bad name in environmental circles but the chemical compound may be about to take on a whole new reputation – at least where poultry and fish nutrition are concerned.
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Poultry feed supply security – resilience beats efficiency

To ensure continued production when supply chain issues occur, poultry producers need suppliers that can demonstrate the resilience of their networks.
The fragility of some supply chains has been highlighted by COVID-19. Poultry producers need to ensure that their suppliers’ sourcing networks are resilient to shocks to prevent disruptions to their production.
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