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WATT Poultry Chat

WATT Poultry Chat is a new video series featuring expert analysis of current poultry and animal agriculture industry issues. Watch WATT Global Media editors interview leading minds on timely topics relevant to the broiler, layer and turkey industries.

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VIDEO: What is limiting broiler supply growth?

Various productivity issues are holding back the integrated broiler industry in 2021.
Struggles with broiler breeder productivity and higher than normal levels of mortality and condemnation may hamper the expansion of the broiler industry as the U.S. economy recovers from COVID-19.
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VIDEO: The importance of a well-planned intestinal integrity program

When gut health is compromised diseases can cause major health concerns in a producer’s flock.
Gut health plays a vital role in nutrition absorption, development of immunity and disease resistance in birds. However, when gut health is compromised, such diseases as necrotic enteritis and coccidiosis can cause major health concerns in a producer’s flock. Those concerns can ultimately impact feed intake and conversion leading to economic losses.
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VIDEO: Employee education opportunity in egg quality, food safety

A new virtual educational opportunity, Shell Egg Academy, is designed to be a hands-on experience that offers insight on egg quality and food safety for egg farmers and employees.
A new virtual educational opportunity is designed to be a hands-on experience that offers insight on egg quality and food safety for egg farmers and employees.
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