Tag Archive: body temperature, heat stress
Nov 08, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on Measuring temperature of birds’ faces could help identify heat stress in flocksUse of thermal imaging cameras to measure facial temperatures may offer a non-invasive option for assessing heat stress in commercial broilers, according to research from the University of Arkansas.
Jun 14, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on 5 steps to preventing heat stress in layersBy John Brown, DVM, Senior Technical Services Veterinarian Zoetis
May 10, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on Special report: Helping broiler chickens keep their coolThe scorching days of summer are almost here. In this special report, Poultry Health Today looks at the impact of heat stress and ways to prevent it.In this special report, Poultry Health Today looks...
Aug 12, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Check equipment now to help birds withstand summer heatBy Jess Campbell, Jeremiah Davis and Kelly Griggs, National Poultry Technology Center, Auburn University
May 05, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Prepare now for summer heat, humidityBy Tom Tabler, PhD, Extension Professor, Mississippi State University Extension Service, Poultry Science Department, Mississippi State, Mississippi
Jan 09, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Heat-stress study shows need to increase ventilation with stocking densityAs bird density increases, broiler producers need to be “more aggressive” with house ventilation to prevent heat stress in flocks, Brian Fairchild, PhD, professor, and Ming Lin Teo, graduate...
Nov 08, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Heat stress may impair immune system in broilersHeat stress in broilers induced lesions of lymphoid tissues, indicating immune system impairment, but it’s not yet known if heat stress affects the vulnerability or severity of coccidiosis.
Sep 17, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Adapt feeding programs to reduce summer heat stressAdjusting broiler feeding programs in the summer months can help avoid the health and growth challenges associated with heat stress.
Jul 17, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on More light at night reduces daytime heat stress in broilersExtended lighting periods help boost welfare and production of big broilers during high seasonal temperatures, a University of Georgia study showed.
... Poultry housing tips: Without air movement evaporative cooling pads can increase bird heat stress
Jul 07, 2014wpengineComments Off on Poultry housing tips: Without air movement evaporative cooling pads can increase bird heat stressby Michael Czarick and Dr. Brian Fairchild Cooperative Extension, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
... Poultry housing tips: Without air movement evaporative cooling pads can increase bird heat stress*
Jan 01, 2014wpengineComments Off on Poultry housing tips: Without air movement evaporative cooling pads can increase bird heat stress*Though evaporative cooling is used around the world to keep birds cool during hot weather, by itself it is not a very effective method of reducing bird heat stress. To understand why, one must...