Antimicrobial use in commercial poultry has been drastically reduced or eliminated in recent years. Improved livability without the need for medication is definitely a reality today in various breeds and breed crosses of commercial egg layers. It is important to review some of the factors involved→
Different processes are included in the feed manufacturing for broilers. From all those processes, grinding is one of the most expensive, but at the same time one of the most important. Adequate particle size reduction helps improve mixing uniformity, reduces segregation after mixing and improves pellet quality, among others. →
From a food safety standpoint, Campylobacter jejuni is the most important bacteria in poultry production. It is one of the species responsible for the increased intestinal infections in humans with an origin in broiler farms. Contamination of carcasses with intestinal content in slaughterhouses is a frequent cause of transmission. →
The economic impact caused by respiratory diseases is of great importance in raising broilers. The constant search for improvements has encouraged companies to invest in vaccine programs, biosecurity, and preventive management. A disease that until recently was considered only of properties with low biosecurity has worried high-tech facilities: Infectious Coryza (IC). →
The days after the transfer will be very important so that our birds can hatch without incurring a great physiological expense and thus express all their genetic potential on the farms. During this time, the birds must make changes in their body posture, absorb the yolk, pipping, start their lung respiration, and… →
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