Citations with the tag: BROILERS (Chickens)
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- BAY FRIENDLY CHICKEN.
// In Business; Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p15
No abstract available.
- Sensory characteristics of meat and composition of carcass fat from sheep fed diets containing various levels of broiler litter.
Mavimbela, D. T.; Webb, E. C.; Van Ryssen, J. B. J.; Bosmanc, M. J. C. // South African Journal of Animal Science; 2000, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p26
The effect of high levels of broiler litter in the diets of sheep on sensory characteristics and composition of fat in mutton was evaluated. Thirty-six South African Mutton Merino wethers weighing ca. 41 kg were randomly allocated to four treatment diets containing 0, 28, 56 or 85% broiler...
- BROILING POINT.
Durocher, Joseph // Restaurant Business; 10/1/2004, Vol. 103 Issue 15, p58
The article focuses on broilers. Broilers come in numerous configurations, but they all have one thing in common, speedy, dryheat cooking that produces a tender product with no added fat. A key to good broiling is even heating. When gas is the heat supply, jets typically heat a material that...
- Formula FOR GROWTH.
Young, Barnara // National Provisioner; Dec2004 Supplement, Vol. 218, p10
The article focuses on the business of food manufacturing and presents the marketing strategies of Wayne Farms LLC, which began producing innovative chicken products in the 1960s. The processing plant where efficient production is pivotal to business success represents the heart of each...
- Tyson's Historical Timeline.
Young, Barnara // National Provisioner; Aug2007 Supplement2, Vol. 221, p30
No abstract available.
- Top 2002 Ross breeder and broiler flocks.
Young, Barnara // Poultry World; Jun2003, Vol. 157 Issue 6, p6
Provides information on the highlights of the 2002 Aviagen flock awards for breeder and broiler performance. Purpose of the awards; Means for the chicks to make access to the feed easy; Type of award received by poultry farmer Mark Corbyn.
- First week of life.
Rushby, Adrian // Poultry World; Jun2003, Vol. 157 Issue 6, p7
Discusses several issues for chicken producers on the early management of broiler chicks. Dry bulb temperatures required to achieve target equivalent temperatures at varying relative temperatures; Importance of house layout to the growth of chicks; Factors to be considered when planning to...
- Broiler grower Alan Simpson takes the top award.
Rushby, Adrian // Poultry World; Jun2003, Vol. 157 Issue 6, p14
Announces the award given to the SIM Chick Dispenser invented by Alan Simpson. Capacity of the dispenser; Applications of the machinery; Contribution of the invention to the broiler industry.
- Welfare depends on the bloke on the ground.
Rushby, Adrian // Poultry World; Jul2003, Vol. 157 Issue 7, p9
Comments on a conference about the welfare of broilers. Significance of management to broiler welfare; Influence of feed and nutrition on litter condition; Use of computer-aided technology for the automation of measuring welfare indicators.
- Hubbard re-focuses on poultry meat genetics.
Cruickshank, Graham // Poultry World; Sep2003, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p4
Reveals the changes and future plans for Hubbard broiler stock in Great Britain and Europe. Commitment of the Hubbard operation; Three distinct regions of its marketing operations; Responsibility of Hubbard Europe; Four distinct categories of bird the Hubbard broiler package incorporates.
- Broiler conference speakers.
Cruickshank, Graham // Poultry World; Sep2003, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p5
Reports on the finalization of the programme for the annual National Farmers Union Broiler and Breeder Conference to be held in October 8-9, 2003 in the Peterborough Suite at the East of England showground in association with "Poultry World" magazine. Theme of the conference; Highlights of the...
- Vaccination in broiler flocks--the case for immunity.
Harrington, David // Poultry World; Jul2004, Vol. 158 Issue 7, p9
Discusses the importance of vaccination for broiler flocks. Definition of coccidiosis; Common species that affect broiler production; Use of live vaccine in immunity.
- Hubbard 'Flex': a new reference point for conventional
Harrington, David // Poultry World; Jul2004, Vol. 158 Issue 7, p16
Provides information on Hubbard, a broiler breeder company in Great Britain. Development of the Flex breed; Information on the research and development department of the company; Alignment of Hubbard's control program with the processing policies of the European Union.
- Ross--feed for profit not cost.
Kenny, Marcus; Kemp, Carolyne; Fisher, Colin // Poultry World; Jul2004, Vol. 158 Issue 7, p19
Discusses the results of a study on the growth of Ross broilers conducted by pedigree supplier Aviagen. Effects of balanced protein on the growth of Ross broilers; Factors that affect the weight of broilers; Use of the broiler balanced protein calculator in the study.
- Raw deal as margins squeezed.
Allison, Richard // Poultry World; Sep2004, Vol. 158 Issue 9, p1
Presents the results of a survey of broiler units in England, conducted by Andrew Sheppard, which examined data from recorder broiler chickens produced in 2002. Average cost of production for each bird; Decline of net margins from 2002 to 2004; Consumer spending on chicken-based products;...
- Feeding for profit--not cost.
Kenny, Marcus; Kemp, Carolyne // Poultry World; Sep2004, Vol. 158 Issue 9, p7
Reports on the fluctuation of broiler compound feed prices in Great Britain as of September 2004. Identification of the optimal protein level in the diet; Effect of amino acid levels increase on breast meat yield in male broilers; Factors affecting optimal amino acid density.
- Hubbard welcomes BPC group to France.
Kenny, Marcus; Kemp, Carolyne // Poultry World; Nov2004, Vol. 158 Issue 11, p4
Reports on a visit by members of the British Poultry Council Breeders and Hatcheries sector group to Hubbard broiler facilities in France in October 2004. Reason behind the visit; Facilities visited by the group; Features of Hubbard Flex breeding flocks.
- NFU CONFERENCE.
Kenny, Marcus; Kemp, Carolyne // Poultry World; Nov2004, Vol. 158 Issue 11, p14
Focuses on issues addressed at the National Farmers' Union 2004 broiler conference in Peterborough, England. Tips for an effective planning application for a new poultry unit or redevelopment; Way of minimizing the mortality rates of birds.
- Environment not stocking density -- the key to broiler
Cruickshank, Graham // Poultry World; Nov2004, Vol. 158 Issue 11, p16
Provides information on the 2004 Aviagen European broiler seminar in Great Britain. Presentation of the results of a study of broiler stocking density conducted by Marian Dawkins of Oxford University; Speakers at the seminar; Background on products developed by Aviagen for the European market.
- Generating power from waste.
Allison, Richard // Poultry World; Nov2004, Vol. 158 Issue 11, p17
Provides information on a feasibility study being conducted by main poultry companies in Northern Ireland which looks for a viable solution for the disposal of poultry litter, as of November 2004. Estimated volume of poultry litter that the Northern Ireland broiler industry produces every year;...
- Water treatment puts end to campylobacter.
Allison, Richard // Poultry World; Nov2004, Vol. 158 Issue 11, p28
Provides information on a water treatment system that could help broiler producers in Great Britain in reducing costs. Possible reason behind the declining number of cases of campylobacter jejuni in the country, as of November 2004; Description of poultry units that have low infection rates;...
- Making every egg count.
Allison, Richard // Poultry World; Apr2005, Vol. 159 Issue 4, p7
Presents tips on maximising hatching egg production from the flock. Guide for installing perches during the rearing period of hens; Intensity of light required for the laying period; Advantage of controlling the layers' bodyweight to egg production; Factors to consider in changing the...
Stephens, Paul; Walshaw, Graham; Houghton-Wallace, Janice; Skilton, David; Thompson, John // Poultry World; May2005, Vol. 159 Issue 5, p10
Presents letters to the editor referencing articles and topics discussed in the previous issues of the periodical "Poultry World." Need for campylobacter in broiler farms to be reduced by 2010 according to the Food Standards Agency in Great Britain; Changes being made in the Royal Show; Need...
- Setting the standards for the future of our industry.
Stephens, Paul; Walshaw, Graham; Houghton-Wallace, Janice; Skilton, David; Thompson, John // Poultry World; Jan2006, Vol. 160 Issue 1, p10
The article offers a look on the poultry industry in Europe in 2006. The European Union Directives on broiler and layer welfare are due to be published this year. The ban on conventional cages may be delayed. Free-range broilers show a continued growth in the region.
- Survey helps to tackle leg issues.
Stephens, Paul; Walshaw, Graham; Houghton-Wallace, Janice; Skilton, David; Thompson, John // Poultry World; Jan2006, Vol. 160 Issue 1, p20
The article presents information on a comprehensive survey on leg health in broilers in Great Britain in 2006. The survey aims to examine risk factors for poor leg health. To ensure the consistency of the study, the trained veterinarians were assessed every three months by scoring 100 birds on...
- IN BRIEF.
Stephens, Paul; Walshaw, Graham; Houghton-Wallace, Janice; Skilton, David; Thompson, John // Poultry World; Mar2006, Vol. 160 Issue 3, p3
The article offers news briefs related to the agricultural industry in European Union (EU). A research is being conducted in Northern Ireland which aims to develop new methods of accurately predicting the nutritive value of wheat for broilers. The EU has agreed to defer the Nitrates Directive...
- Calculating the true costs.
Randall, Ken // Poultry World; Mar2006, Vol. 160 Issue 3, p20
The article looks at the implications of the proposed Directive on Broiler Welfare for broiler growers and producers in Europe. One research shows that not only the economic impact of the directive could be significant across the industry, but also that few growers have thought much about the...
- Freedom Food bird numbers doubled.
Randall, Ken // Poultry World; May2006, Vol. 160 Issue 5, p16
The article reports on an increase in the number of broilers that are reared under the Freedom Food welfare-focused labelling scheme of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Great Britain as of May 2006. Freedom Food is now included in the types of chicken being offered...
Randall, Ken // Poultry World; Jun2006, Vol. 160 Issue 6, p12
This article reports on the performance of the poultry industry in Great Britain. Wholesale egg prices have taken a tumble due to a shortage of eggs. Despite increasingly tough trading conditions, broiler chick placings had remained firm in the first four months of the year 2005.
- Winning with wet litter.
Hermans, Patrick // Poultry World; Jun2006, Vol. 160 Issue 6, p26
This article provides information on the problems posed by wet litter in the poultry industry. This problem has important implications for broiler health and welfare. It has been linked with footpad, breast and hock lesions, however, there is little information on its occurrence and risk...
- IN BRIEF.
Hermans, Patrick // Poultry World; Jul2006, Vol. 160 Issue 7, p5
The article presents an update on issues related to the poultry industry in Great Britain. Egg companies Deans Foods and Stonegate will be merging under the common ownership of Noble Foods. The Fulletby hatchery of Joice and Hill is planning to switch from hatching layers to broilers under an...
- Local authority says no to broiler site proposals.
Hermans, Patrick // Poultry World; Jul2006, Vol. 160 Issue 7, p8
The article reports on the refusal of the Huntingdon District Council to plans of establishing a bird broiler site at Lodge Farm in England. The application is said to give inadequate consideration to impact on several issues, including water, odor and nature conservation. The Campaign Against...
- Broiler lameness still a live welfare issue.
Lymbery, Philip // Poultry World; Sep2006, Vol. 160 Issue 9, p23
The article discusses welfare issue on broiler lameness. With the high level of interest in how food is produced, the author is sure that consumers will want to know of the scale of suffering faced by broiler chickens reared intensively for meat. A key factor in the high level of lameness is...
- Avoid plan battles.
Allison, Richard // Poultry World; Sep2006 Buildings Special, Vol. 160, p6
The article discusses several factors to consider in getting planning permission for new layer and broiler sheds. The first factor to consider is the distance from housing. Core issues such as odour, noise, traffic, ecology, ammonia emission, waste, water disposal and landscape must be assessed....
- Intestinal integrity 'Holy Grail' for broiler growers.
Fleming, Barrie // Poultry World; May2008, Vol. 162 Issue 5, p28
The article offers tips for improving gut health, which is considered significant for broiler growers. Bacteria are not all bad and can play an important role helping broilers digest feed. However, any imbalance may result in a digestive upset and a loss of intestinal integrity. There are four...
- Dispelling the myths surrounding the welfare of UK broilers.
Fleming, Barrie // Poultry World; Oct2008, Vol. 162 Issue 10, p8
The article reports on the belief of south-west broiler grower Robert Lanning that an open door approach is the way for the poultry sector to dispel the myths surrounding welfare of conventionally-reared broilers in Great Britain. At the 2008 poultry conference in Britain, Lanning outlined his...
- Waste litter used carefully brings income benefits.
Hunt, Jeremy // Poultry World; Oct2008, Vol. 162 Issue 10, p21
The article focuses on the business created by waste litter for poultry producers in Great Britain. According to the article, broiler producers are now charging up to �15/ton of litter, and it looks like that figure could rise even further. Nutrient consultants, however, describe poultry...
- Broiler survey to establish sector's sustainability.
Hunt, Jeremy // Poultry World; Jun2009, Vol. 163 Issue 6, p13
The article reports on the survey being conducted by the National Farmers' Union (NFU) among broiler producers in Great Britain. The survey is intended to establish the level of investment in broiler growing in recent years. Producers will help raise the issue of broiler industry sustainability...
- Retailers must play their part if sector is to overcome costs.
Randall, Ken // Poultry World; Oct2009, Vol. 160 Issue 10, p8
No abstract available.
- Fury after expansion refusal.
Abel, Charles // Poultry World; Mar2010, Vol. 164 Issue 3, p16
The article reports that the Mid Suffolk District Council in England rejected the application of Mid Suffolk Poultry to expand its 80,000 bird Ebdens Farm broiler unit at Pixey's Green near Stradbroke.
- New GP broiler complex keeps pace with Hubbard growth in UK.
Randall, Ken // Poultry World; Mar2010, Vol. 164 Issue 3, p40
The article reports that broiler breeder supplier Hubbard has constructed a grandparent farm in rural Lincolnshire, England. The complex joins Hubbard's first grandparent facilities that were set up in East Anglia in 2006. Along with a dedicated hatchery at Fulletby, the company is gearing up...
- Welfare concerns a major issue.
Clarke, Philip // Poultry World; Sep2010, Vol. 164 Issue 9, p6
This article focuses on a report from the European Food Safety Authority which identified some concerns over the genetic selection of broiler birds and the management of parent stock.
Clarke, Philip // Poultry World; Jan2011, Vol. 165 Issue 1, p12
The article reports on the 10 percent increase in poultrymeat demand in Great Britain in the first eight months of 2010 compared with the same period in 2009, which was due to the rise in broiler production. Prices of rations will reportedly continue to increase, with ex-farm feed wheat figures...
- India's broiler industry set for record growth.
Stocks, Caroline // Poultry World; Jan2011, Vol. 165 Issue 1, p18
The article discusses the projected record growth of the broiler industry in India in 2011, whereby farmers can get a return of their investment in six weeks. The westernization of Indian fare has reportedly led to greater consumption of animal protein which include poultry products. It is...
- Gut healthy key to containing pododermatitis.
Randall, Ken // Poultry World; Jan2011, Vol. 165 Issue 1, p28
The article reports on the need to focus on the gut health of broilers to minimise the risk of foot pad pododermatitis in winter. Poultry producers must reportedly perform full maintenance and repairs at all times and note down what is broken in the flock and needs repair during turnaround. It...
- May Organically Farmed Animals Pose a Risk for Campylobacter Infections in Humans?
Engvall, Anders // Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica; 2002 Supplement 1, Vol. 43, pS85
Organic farming of meat producing poultry like broilers, means that the animals should be kept outdoors as much as possible. This pose a risk that they get infected with Campylobacter. At slaughter, carcasses may be contaminated with campylobacter. If cross contamination occurs in the kitchen or...
- The effect of a mixture of herbal essential oils or � -tocopheryl acetate on performance parameters and oxidation of body lipid in broilers.
Botsoglou, N. A.; Christaki, E.; Florou-Paneri, P.; Giannenas, I.; Papageorgiou, G.; Spais, A. B. // South African Journal of Animal Science; 2004, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p52
Performance parameters and oxidation of body lipids of broiler chickens were investigated when their diet was supplemented with a commercial preparation of essential oils (Apacox) derived from selected herbs. One hundred and twenty day-old Cobb-500 female chicks were divided into four groups...
- Simulated natural lighting and constant 14-hour photoperiods for broiler breeders during the rearing period, and interactions of lighting with body weight.
Lewis, P. D.; Ciacciariello, M.; Nonis, M.; Gous, R. M. // South African Journal of Animal Science; 2005, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p1
Spring-hatched broiler breeders housed in non-lightproof facilities are frequently maintained on long daylengths to prevent precocity, but controlled-feeding and delayed dissipation of photorefractoriness retard sexual maturation. Trials were conducted to determine the appropriate growth for...
- Use of an antibiotic growth promoter and two herbal natural feed additives with and without exogenous enzymes in wheat based broiler diets.
Sarica, S.; Ciftci, A.; Demir, E.; Kilinc, K.; Yildirim, Y. // South African Journal of Animal Science; 2005, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p61
A study was conducted to compare the effects of an antibiotic growth promoter (flavomycin) and two herbal natural feed additives (garlic and thyme) with and without a xylanase-based enzyme complex in wheat-based diets on growth performance, carcass parameters, total plasma cholesterol...
- Efficacy of different adsorbents in reducing the toxic effects of aflatoxin B1 in broiler diets.
Denli, M.; Okan, F. // South African Journal of Animal Science; 2006, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p222
The ability of dietary hydrated sodium calcium aluminosilicate (HSCAS), diatomite and activated charcoal (AC) in reducing the detrimental effects of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) in broiler diets was evaluated. Adsorbents were supplemented at 2.5 g/kg to the diets containing 0, 40 or 80 �g AFB1/kg feed....