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Sual identification of potential feather pecking using plumage cover metrics and...

Feather pecking behaviour is common in floor-housed laying hens a behavior, which is positively associated with developing feather pecking habits. It has been suggested...

University of Saskatchewan receives funding for poultry lighting research

A Canadian restaurant chain has announced it will support the University of Saskatchewan to expand an important research project examining poultry lighting enhancements and...

How to house happy birds by Vencomatic Group

Happy birds produce best. Aviary systems were invented to provide laying hens with maximum freedom, while using floor space efficiently. Aviaries consist of multiple...

Big Dutchman acquires agricultural building business from Betco

The Big Dutchman group based in Vechta, Germany, announced today that it has acquired Qingdao Betco Asia Co., Ltd. (Betco Qingdao), which is the...

Free-range broilers behavioural time budgets: inside and outside of the shed

The demand for free-range chicken meat is increasing. Free-range products are usually perceived as more welfare friendly by consumers and particularly fulfil the belief that the ability to perform natural behaviour leads to better welfare.

Understanding poultry lighting

A short guide to poultry lighting for layer farmers

ProHealth, new solutions for animal health and production sustainability

The ProHealth project is focused on understanding the multi-factorial dimension of animal pathologies linked to production and use this to develop, evaluate and disseminate effective control strategies to reduce impact.

The poultry sector in Tanzania

Tanzania has today a long-term growth potential in the poultry and egg sectors.

Options for cooling turkeys in hot weather

Hot weather can have a negative impact on turkey performance. When turkeys are exposed to very high temperatures, especially for prolong periods of time,...

AZA INTERNATIONAL new products 2016 for poultry farming

The main innovations of AZA INTERNATIONAL concern broilers and turkeys with the launch of the MIXTA feed pan, while the new linear trough feeder BREEDAZA and SELF-DOSY feed pan have been designed for layers and breeders, respectively.