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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

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Interview: Matthew Macdonald, Founder, New Macdonalds Farm

Matthew Macdonald and his wife, Lou – along with their three young sons – set up New Macdonalds Farm on 15 acres in Box, Wiltshire in 2009. Having built up

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Antibiotic-free Poultry Production

The use of sound management practices, appropriate dietary adjustments and good vaccines and vaccination practices could go a long way in reducing producers’ reliance on antibiotics for disease prevention. GlenneisKrielmeetsDr

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A HERBAL APPROACH TO KEEP CHICK COOL IN SUMMERS ‘COOL-A-CHICK’

INTRODUCTION Spring has now past and we are creeping forward into the summer. Whilst this is great for most of us as it means holidays and great weather, spare a

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TRADITIONAL PRACTICE AGAINST POULTRY DISEASE

Introduction: Growth in poultry sector can contribute to enhanced nutrition and poverty reduction in India, because a large share of the rural poor is dependent on poultry for food and

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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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Preventing Disease Spread in Backyard Flocks

Backyard flocks are generally healthy, like the people who keep them. Just like their keepers, though, illness can strike. You can minimise the damage by protecting your flock from disease