Tag Archive: cage-free, flock health, nutrition, Watt AgNet
Jul 07, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Change diets to reduce dust and ammonia in cage-free systemsReducing protein, adding fiber and feeding supplements to poultry can help producers control ammonia levels inside cage-free housing.
Jan 28, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Cage-free hen housing: How far will the pendulum swing?By John Brown, DVM Senior Technical Services Veterinarian, Zoetis
Aug 05, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Hens in enriched colony system appear more stressed, flightyHens in an enriched colony system were more stressed and flighty than conventionally caged birds in a study from Mississippi State and Texas A&M Universities.
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...
Jan 20, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on ‘Vets on Call’ video series visits major US egg producerThe health and welfare of laying hens at Rose Acre Farms —the second largest egg producer in the US — is the subject of a two-part video of the popular “Vets on Call” YouTube series.