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Poultry Nutrition & Formulation

Find the latest animal nutrition and additives research and analysis on poultry health from WATT PoultryUSA, Poultry International and Egg Industry magazines.



How feed ingredients boost poultry nutrition, performance

Precision agriculture and other tools can improve a birds feed efficiency, as well as overall sustainability.

New innovations and emerging technologies can help poultry producers improve the birds' efficiency in using the nutrients in their feed. Learn more about these tools and how they can improve performance and reduce greenhouse gas emissions throughout the entire poultry supply chain.

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Can fish meal help with broiler breeder fertility?

Research done at North Carolina State University indicates it could, but more testing needs to be done

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.

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We all can learn at International Poultry Scientific Forum

Talks about research on numerous poultry health and nutrition topics proved educational to those in attendance

The International Poultry Scientific Forum is a very worthwhile event, not only because it gives me a few story and blog leads, but it also puts me in touch with some new contacts, particularly with those in academia that we may not otherwise hear from very often.

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7 cage-free layer nutrition issues that require attention

We must adjust our thinking on feeding hens housed in cage-free systems to allow for their increased movement, social interaction and exposure to environmental hazards.
Cage free does not necessarily mean free-range layers. Hens are still kept in-house on floors with bedding material or in open aviaries (multi-storied cages with open access).
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Positive atmosphere flourishes at EuroTier 2022

Weather conditions at this year’s EuroTier were far from hospitable, just the opposite to atmosphere in the show halls.

With a focus on sustainability and welfare, the center of attention at this year’s EuroTier was firmly inside the show halls and not with the protestors at the showground entrance.

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VIDEO: Poultry diets can be more sustainable, remain profitable

In this WATT Poultry Chat, Dr. Leon Marchal, innovation director, Danisco Animal Nutrition & Health, explains how alternative ingredients can be successfully used to feed poultry without compromising performance.

Danisco’s Animal Nutrition & Health’s Dr. Leon Marchal looks at how, using alternative ingredients, poultry diets can be more sustainable without compromising profitability.

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