5th edition of Poultry World is now available online
The latest edition of Poultry World is now available online. In this issue you will find an article on overcoming hurdles for AI vaccinations also an article on how activating the immune system can come at an expense.
Cracks introduced during egg handling cause significant losses in profit. A device that can locate and measure points of impact, travelling alongside real eggs as they move from the barn through to packaging would be very helpful. This article on cutting losses due to cracking and breaking can be found on page 16.
The measuring device with wireless sensors providing real-time feedback on impact, temperature, pressure, velocity, location and more, can eliminate problems on the spot. Photo: Treena Hein
Effective vaccination plays an important role in improving both the welfare and economy of breeder and broiler flocks. Aviagen veterinarian Zoltán Marton focuses on the best practices. This article can be found on page 23.
For mass application of live vaccines in the house, two methods are commonly used: adding the vaccine to drinking water and spray vaccination (photo). Either way, focus is required at all times and attention to detail during vaccination is of paramount importance. Photo: Jan Willem Schouten
Understanding where critical points are in the poultry meat production cycle and investing in solving critical problems through feeding and management practices will allow production of better quality poultry meat with subsequent reduction of losses. Read more about this on page 31.
Dietary protein content does not only affect weight gain and feed efficiency of chicks, but has also a marked effect on the quality of their carcasses. Photo: Bart Nijs
A cutting-edge, proprietary encapsulation technology along with an advanced formulation offers a clear solution to optimise feed conversion and improve performance. This article from Biomin about achieving next generation feed conversion can be found on page 41.
“This is now a very exciting time for phytogenics,” commented Michael Noonan, global product manager Phytogenics at Biomin. Photo: Biomin
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