Tag Archive: circulation fans, footpad dermatitis, ventilation
Dec 22, 2022Susan SpiegelComments Off on Circulation fans reduce severity of footpad dermatitisFootpad dermatitis causes significant foot problems for broilers, which adversely affects bird welfare and the market for broiler paws, according to research from the University of Maryland.
Jul 26, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Footpad dermatitis a greater concern in chickens grown to older agesFootpad dermatitis is more likely to be a problem among broilers grown to an older age, but it can be remedied if producers intervene in time, Tom Tabler, PhD, professor with Mississippi State...
Nov 15, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Wet litter, footpad dermatitis tied to reduced broiler performanceIncreased litter moisture not only led to severe footpad dermatitis (FPD) in broilers, it reduced other aspects of animal welfare and negatively affected performance and carcass yield.
... The “Huddling Syndrome” in the southeastern US broiler chicken industry: on-going investigations
Sep 27, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on The “Huddling Syndrome” in the southeastern US broiler chicken industry: on-going investigationsBy Drs. Alexis Kiers, Samantha Pohl, Holly Sellers, Monique Franca, Brian Jordan, Stephen Roney Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA