May 23, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Water pressure of drinking water: Its effect on broilers’ consumption and performance
How much does water pressure affect water usage in broiler houses? And more importantly, what's the impact on bird performance?
May 11, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on What is the carbon footprint of your poultry farm?
New research by the University of Georgia on greenhouse-gas emissions from poultry farms is expected to lay the groundwork for reducing the industry's carbon footprint.
May 05, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Cage-free layers: Are ‘happier’ birds also healthier?
Leading egg producers in the US are pledging to go cage-free, but are happier layers necessarily healthier? John Brown, DVM, a veterinarian who specializes in layer health, shares his thoughts on the...
Feb 11, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on More light at night reduces daytime heat stress in broilers
Turning off broiler-house lights before midnight can actually lead to more heat stress in broilers during the day.