Jul 26, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on In ovo feeding predicted to drive genetic potential of birds in futureFeeding chicks in ovo and imprinting behavior through diet in the first days of life will help producers get the most from broilers’ genetic potential in future, says a leading poultry
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.
Apr 27, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Optimizing diets could limit foot pad dermatitis outbreaksManaging diets to improve litter quality could help limit incidence of foot pad dermatitis (FPD) in broiler chickens and turkeys, scientists say.
May 28, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on What’s causing ‘woody breast’ in poultry?A condition known as “woody breast” is puzzling US poultry scientists investigating why breast-muscle tissue from some broiler flocks is hard and tough instead of tender and juicy.
Apr 30, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Poultry specialist offers tips for managing gut health through better nutritionNutritionist Brett Lumpkins, PhD, of Southern Poultry Research, Athens, Georgia, talks about antibiotic-free poultry production, the challenges it presents and how rations can be adjusted for better...
Jan 22, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Keys to successful ABF productionPoultry health experts at a recent industry roundtable offered these suggestions for successful antibiotic-free production
Nov 04, 2014PHT EditorComments Off on Antibiotic-free broiler production requires a paradigm shiftProducers, veterinarians and nutritionists agree that antibiotic-free broiler production in the U.S. will place greater emphasis on farm management and nutrition.