Citations with the tag: BROILERS (Chickens)
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- Detection and molecular characterization of infectious bronchitis virus isolated from recent outbreaks in broiler flocks in Thailand.
Pohuang, Tawatchai; Chansiripornchai, Niwat; Tawatsin, Achara; Sasipreeyajan, Jiroj // Journal of Veterinary Science; 2009, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p219
Thirteen field isolates of infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) were isolated from broiler flocks in Thailand between January and June 2008. The 878-bp of the S1 gene covering a hypervariable region was amplified and sequenced. Phylogenetic analysis based on that region revealed that these viruses...
- The Relevance of Mean Blood Samples in Hematological Investigations of Broiler Chickens.
Trincă, Sebastian; Cernea, Cristina; Arion, Alexandra; Ognean, Laurenăiu // Bulletin of the University of Agricultural Sciences & Veterinary; 2012, Vol. 69 Issue 1/2, p232
The main hematological parameters were evaluated in two groups of Broilers of 15 (n = 19) and 20 (n = 20) days, using individual and combined blood samples collected on lithium heparin. The investigated parameters consisted of: total number of erythrocytes, hemoglobin concentration, hematocrit,...
- The Effect of the Ground Water of Three Different Locations on Some Morphometric Measurements of Broiler Chicken in Jeddah-Saudi Arabia.
El-Ghazaly, N.; Dohaish, E. Bin; Alsolamy, S. // Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences; 2008, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p559
In this study, the ground water from three different regions in Saudi Arabia; Hada El-Sham (G0), Om Al-Jood (G1) and El-Wazeria (G2) were tested to evaluate their suitability of using. For this purpose, the ground water were analysed and the physico-chemical characteristics were determined. The...
- LONGITUDINAL VENTILATION OF BROILER HOUSE - SIMULATION OF VARIANTS.
Zajicek, Milan; Kic, Pavel // Engineering for Rural Development - International Scientific Con; 2013, p198
This paper is focused to the broiler house ventilation during the summer period, when the maximum amount of ventilation air exchange is needed and also the higher air velocities are required for intensive cooling of animals. The basic parameters of the analyzed cases are set up with respect to...
- Study on the Comparative Efficacy of Natural Growth Promoter (AV/AGP/10) with Antibiotic Supplements on Overall Growth Performance and Intestinal Micrometry of Broiler Birds.
Kanduri, A. B.; Munde, V. K.; Khan, M. A.; Thakur, P. N.; Saxena, M. J.; Ravikanth, K.; Thakur, A.; Maini, Shivi // British Microbiology Research Journal; Oct-Dec2013, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p623
Aims: The study was conducted to compare the efficacy of natural growth promoter AV/AGP/10 with antibiotic supplements on overall growth performance and intestinal micrometry of broiler birds. Study Design: Total of 150 healthy day old Vencob broiler chicks of nearly similar live body weight...
- A Study of Certain Herbs Against Chlorpyrifos-induced Changes in Lipid and Protein Profile in Poultry.
Bharathi, P.; Reddy, A. Gopala; Reddy, A. Rajasekher; Alpharaj, M. // Toxicology International; Jan2011, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p44
A total of 225 male broiler chicks (Cobb strain) of day-old age were procured for the study. The chicks were randomly divided into 15 groups consisting of 15 chicks in each group. Group 1 was maintained as basal diet control and group 2 on chlorpyrifos (CPS) at 100 ppm in feed throughout 6 wk as...
- Effect of Cadmium Accumulation on Renal Tissues in Broilers.
Om, A.-S.; Chung, K. W.; Chung, H.-S. // Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology; Feb2002, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p297
This article focuses on a study that was designed to determine if the various level of cadmium in formula feed including the current allowance level for cadmium in Korean formula feed would be safe for animal and human health. Cadmium exposure can cause adverse health effects leading to...
Om, A.-S.; Chung, K. W.; Chung, H.-S. // New Yorker; 1/4/1964, Vol. 39 Issue 46, p62
The article focuses on various issues concerning the broiler industry. A satirical comparison between sailing and managing a broiler business is presented. Low prices and over-production have caused some companies to heave to on advertising while others forge ahead under reduced canvas. Many...
- Lupin as primary protein source in young broiler chicken diets: Effect of enzymes preparations catalyzing degradation of non-starch polysaccharides or phytates.
Olkowski, Boguslaw // World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology; Feb2011, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p341
This work examined the effects of three enzyme preparations (A,B,C) directed towards degradation of Non Starch Polysaccharides (NSP) and one targeting phytates (D) on performance traits in broilers fed maize meal basal diets containing 400 g/kg of yellow lupine seeds (LM). A soybean meal (SBM)...
- Free-range packer gets set to dip toe into poultrymeat business.
Olkowski, Boguslaw // Poultry World; Jan2014, Vol. 169 Issue 1, p6
The article reports on an application submitted by John Bowler's Eggs, a franchise-based free-range egg packer, to the Lichfield District Council for a planning permission for a broiler unit near its home farm in Hilton, Derby, England.
- Integrated analysis of microRNA expression and mRNA transcriptome in lungs of avian influenza virus infected broilers.
Wang, Ying; Brahmakshatriya, Vinayak; Lupiani, Blanca; Reddy, Sanjay M.; Soibam, Benjamin; Benham, Ashley L.; Gunaratne, Preethi; Liu, Hsiao-ching; Trakooljul, Nares; Ing, Nancy; Okimoto, Ron; Zhou, Huaijun // BMC Genomics; 2012, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p278
Background: Avian influenza virus (AIV) outbreaks are worldwide threats to both poultry and humans. Our previous study suggested microRNAs (miRNAs) play significant roles in the regulation of host response to AIV infection in layer chickens. The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis...
- Estudo bioclimÃ¡tico das regiÃµes litorÃ¢nea, agreste e semiÃ¡rida do estado de Sergipe para a avicultura de corte e postura.
de Brito Santos, Gleicianny; de Sousa, Inajá Francisco; Oliveira Brito, Claudson; da Silva Santos, Vanicleide; de Jesus Barbosa, Rosylaine; Soares, Claudineide // CiÃªncia Rural; jan2014, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p123
This research aimed to carry out a bioclimatic study of Sergipe state to poultry farming, as a way to define the limits of acceptability of the species to the prevailing environmental conditions in coastal, agreste and semi arid regions of the state. For this survey it was conducted a history of...
- BAY FRIENDLY CHICKEN.
de Brito Santos, Gleicianny; de Sousa, Inajá Francisco; Oliveira Brito, Claudson; da Silva Santos, Vanicleide; de Jesus Barbosa, Rosylaine; Soares, Claudineide // 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...
- 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 ï¿½15/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.