Aviagen is committed to providing up-to-date management information that is used by customers worldwide. Aviagen® Broiler Handbooks are especially popular sources of knowledge that are relied on by broiler growers.
First of all, the company has recently released newly updated versions of the Broiler Handbooks for the Arbor Acres®, Indian River® and Ross® brands. Secondly, the revised handbooks ensure that users can rely on their newly cutting-ende, timely and relevant contents.
“We’ve made a number of enhancements and revisions across the board”, says Aviagen’s global technical transfer manager, Emma Longley. “These will ensure that the Broiler Handbooks maintain their value as a go-to reference tool for broiler growers worldwide.”
Revisions, improvements and enhancements
The Aviagen Broiler Handbooks have principal sections that cove:
- Chick Management;
- Feed & Water; Nutrition;
- Health & Biosecurity;
- Housing & Environment;
- Monitoring Live Weight/Uniformity of Performance, and
- Pre-Processing Management.
Latest technology covered
“Where appropriate, all sections have been updated with new illustrations and figures,” says Emma Longley. “In addition, we’ve made text alterations to cover the latest technologies. We have also provided a user-friendly experience.”
Best practice advise
In this regard, they revised flock management and best practice advice with current practice and recent genetic improvements. By the way, new features include a Key Management Timetable, which gives the critical age objectives for broiler stock. This goes from placement through to pre-processing management. In addition, they includes an updated Minimum Ventilation Rates in the handbooks, in accordance with the latest performance improvements.
- Copies of the handbooks can be downloaded by clicking on the highlighted links, above.