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Pheasant Roadkill Peaks in Autumn and Late Winter

Chickens’ motives for crossing the road are often questioned – but pheasants should probably avoid it altogether, new research suggests. Researchers from the universities of Exeter and Cardiff compared roadkill

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Immunity and Immune Foundation

The real key to success in the poultry industry is a healthy immune status. Good diseases control is a balance between infectious or non-infectious disease agents and optimal immunity. Immunity

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Field Experience with Vaccination in Turkeys in Morocco

At the beginning of 2016, Morocco faced its first influenza outbreaks in commercial poultry farms caused by avian influenza virus (AIV) H9N2. The disease spread to all types of poultry

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Geneticists Play Important Role in Breeder Selection

As more and more is asked of modern broiler, so genetics companies have to keep an even closer eye on health and welfare, as Frank Siewerdt, Cobb director of genetics

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Integrated Poultry Fish Farming System

Integrated Farming System is a resource management strategy to achieve economic and sustained agricultural production to meet diverse requirements of farm household while preserving the resource base and maintaining high

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Fleshing Important in Optimal Broiler Breeding

At 12 weeks the frame size of broiler breeders is over 90% complete. From that moment the body condition or fleshing should gradually increase. To really know if the birds

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How to Rear Parent Flocks for Peak Production

Broiler breeds such as the Cobb500 are selected to efficiently convert feed to body weight. Therefore, it is important in rearing parent flocks to understand how to feed the birds

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ERADICATION OF MICROBES AND PARASITES WITH IMMUNOMODULATORY ACTIONS; A HERBAL APPROACH

Among the livestock sectors poultry production systems are the most intensively reared with developments especially in the areas of nutrition, disease control, genetic improvement, management and organization of dietary requirements

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How to Rear Parent Flocks for Peak Production

Broiler breeds such as the Cobb500 are selected to efficiently convert feed to body weight. Therefore, it is important in rearing parent flocks to understand how to feed the birds

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Avian Influenza Virus Evolution and Diversity

Diversity, flexibility, adaptability: three key features that contribute to the efficient transmission and continued existence of influenza A viruses. Influenza A viruses (IVA) are enveloped viruses, classified as a genus