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The Chick Quality Versus Quantity Conundrum

How do we strive to ensure that what we can hatch and deliver to our customers is the best quality possible? The hatchery manager has some control but there are

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Herbs and spices: a sustainable alternative to antibiotics?

The ban of antibiotic use in most European countries, the threat of emerging pathogens and an ever-increasing demand for poultry products all put pressure on the need for sustainable therapeutic

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What’s new in vaccination

New innovation and technologies will result in vaccines becoming even more efficient and playing an even greater role in disease prevention, reports Glenneis Kriel With demand for animal protein growing,

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The importance of lighting in poultry production

When managing a healthy, productive flock, getting the lighting conditions right could be more important than you think. Melanie Epp checks in with the bright sparks who are shining a

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HEAT STRESS IN POULTRY-MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Higher production performance and larger feed efficiencies in modern day poultry have made them highly vulnerable to heat stress. Ambient conditions, especially high temperature in combination with high relative humidity

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IMPORTANCE OF PANCHAGAVYA IN ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

The five basic products which we get from Cows are called Panchagavya. They are the Milk, the Curd, the Ghee, the Dung and the Urine of the Cow(Gomutra). These elements

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CONCEPT OF HAZARD ANALYSIS CRITICAL CONTROL POINT (HACCP) IN MEAT & POULTRY

The Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system is internationally accepted as the system of choice for food safety management. It is a preventative approach to food safety based

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HOW TO INCREASE EGG PRODUCTION IN BACK YARD POULTRY (DESHI MURGI)

Rural poultry farming using native breeds is being practised in many developing and underdeveloped countries throughout the world . Importance of native birds for rural economy is immense in different

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TECHNIQUE FOR COLLECTION OF BLOOD SPECIMEN FROM CHICKEN

Collection of blood specimens—– Two different kind of blood specimens can be collected for infectious disease diagnosis (which makes exception of blood count and biochemistry): • the whole blood for

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Egg Production Practices: A Herbal and Organic Approach

Introduction The organic industry has come of age in the past few years. Huge progress has been made in the last ten years in organic field. In recent years, organic