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If a robot can monitor penguin behavior and welfare in Antarctica, there's no reason why the poultry industry shouldn't also be leveraging autonomous technologies.
Poultry vaccination plays a critical role in protecting the bird against pathogens, illness and diseases, but effectiveness depends on proper administration and management.
City Council OKs urban chickens City Council OKs urban chickens Waverly may soon see a rise in the local chicken population. On Monday, Waverly City Council voted 6-0, with Heather Beaufore absent, to approve the third and decisive reading of an ordinance amending the city code, allowing all residents to house urban chickens. Read the article on communitynewspapergroup.com >
Harvest of the Month: Eggs - Harvest of the Month: Eggs - Eggs, more specifically, chicken eggs, are an integral part of traditions, celebratory dishes, and the everyday diet around the globe. Historians estimate that humans have been eating eggs for roughly 6 million years. Originally, people foraged eggs from wild bird nests until they were domesticated around 1500 BCE in Ancient Egypt.
Want to Own Backyard Chickens? 5 Important Things You'll Need Want to Own Backyard Chickens? 5 Important Things You'll Need Do you want to own backyard chickens? Have you just decided to get into chicken farming but have no idea where to start? Whether you're considering homesteading or looking to make it a commercial activity, the most important step you need to take is to prepare a suitable environment for chicken raising.
A Year-Round Chicken Care Calendar Follow Our Roadmap to Healthy Flocks, from Caring for Baby Chicks to Raising Adults
Here's What You Need to Know About Urban Chicken Keeping Here's What You Need to Know About Urban Chicken Keeping Chickens are great companions but they get outshined by the more popular pets like cats and dogs. Surprisingly, chicken keeping is fairly easy and cost-effective. On top of that, it's rewarding to have access to fresh eggs every day. But caring for a pet comes with its challenges and chickens are no different from that. Read the article on thedailystar.net >
Backyard chickens may soon be allowed in Plano Backyard chickens may soon be allowed in PlanoIn an affirmation for property rights activists and urban chicken keepers, members of Plano City Council spoke in near-unanimous favor of easing regulations on the ownership of backyard hens in a preliminary meeting Monday afternoon. In previous meetings, the council acted in favor of city staff recommendations to leave current hen restrictions intact.Read the article on starlocalmedia.com >
Water wash decreases the incidence of Campylobacter jejuni in broilers and the barn environment as well as disinfection, revealed research published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology.
Imaging technology can provide producers with a way to continuously monitor the health and welfare of poultry flocks.
Precision poultry farming technologies could provide several benefits to producers, including the control and monitoring of feed intake and data on nesting and laying behavior in broiler breeders.
A feed additive made with citrus essential oils could mitigate the effects of stress in the poultry brain, improving animal health and welfare.
Newcastle disease has struck a flock of more than 40,000 laying hens in? Kristianstad, Sweden.
Cooks Venture will regularly test all chicken flocks for the presence of antibiotic use.
Robotic technology monitors poultry welfare, health and the environment parameters in the house during production. The technology frees up human workers for other tasks and converts real-time data about a poultry flock into actionable insights for farmers.
Learn how certain substances in poultry drinking water can be detrimental to flock health and performance and hot to keep them within acceptable levels.?
Research to determine if monitoring poultry farms with game cameras to help trace outside sources that increase the risk of Salmonella could also be applicable to monitoring farms' risks of being infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza.
Researchers at The Ohio State University will investigate whether naturally occurring antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) could work as a novel therapeutic against avian pathogenic E. coli (APEC) in chickens.
One of the most important things turkey producers can do to reduce the risk of clostridial dermatitis is to not compost dead birds within 200 feet of the barn where turkeys are kept.
Providing copper supplementation above the nutritional level could help optimize intestinal structure and function and balance the poultry microbiome, resulting in improvements to broiler growth performance without antibiotics.
Learn how addressing a combination of feed, farm and health issues can help to ensure that pullets and laying hens are prepared to overcome challenges and thrive.
Learn how the correct feed formulations can reduce the impacts of heat stress in broilers, particularly when making structural changes to poultry sheds may be neither affordable nor practical.
Learn a multifaceted approach to ensure poultry productivity and fundamentals to a successful program. Sponsored by Neogen.
Tyson Foods, Inc. released its first financial statement for the first quarter of 2022 at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York conference on February 23.