Use of earlier beginning of light day and shift of poultry feeding to early hours (from 8 AM to 5 AM) had a favourable effect on egg-shell quality. Layer productivity was not impaired.
Keywords: poultry production, egg, light day, feeding, productivity, layer, shell, population, illumination, egg laying capacity, die-off, feed.
The company Cherry Valley supplies breeding Peking ducks to various countries of the world. The article provides recommendations about transportation and care of one-day ducklings.
Keywords: poultry production, duck production, ducks, ducklings, Peking duck, Cherry Valley, breeding material, one-day poultry, hatching, incubation house, sampling, hatching window, residual yolk, transportation, conditions, air exchange, humidity, temperature, stress, poultry density, poultry house preparation, heating, care, housing, feeding, watering, feed consumption, health, productivity.
The Integrated Poultry Farm «Aleksandrovskaya», headed by V. Kovtun, successfully operates in Vladimir Region. The egg mark «Village Nedyurevka» became a quality symbol of the product for a long time the
Keywords: Integrated Poultry Farm «Aleksandrovskaya», Lohmann White cross, eggs, layer, poultry, feed supply line, feed dispensing, mixed feed factory, feed mixing, coarse and fine water filters, excrement removal line, egg collection line, shell, lime meal, egg laying capacity, productivity peak, poultry molt, Lohmann Tierzucht, Vladimir Kovtun, Nina Kudrya.
It was shown in research that use of the product based on spore bacteria GalliPro® for broilers allows reducing the growing period, improving broiler survival and increasing their live weight, with reduction of expenses per 1 kg of weight gain.
Keywords: poultry production, broilers, feeding, diet, mixed feed, feed additive, product based on spore bacteria GalliPro®, natural microflora, immunity, live weight gain, survival, use of nutrients, digestibility, feed, feed antibiotic Flavomycin, miscibility, thermostability.
At long-time feeding of feeds with increased content of triticale, regular blood tests are necessary to monitor mineral and lipid metabolism in poultry bodies as well as monitor vitamin content in diet.
Keywords: feed, mixed feed, winter and summer triticale, poultry, chickens, chicks, mineral and lipid metabolism, feeding, lysine, threonine, methionine, phosphor, calcium, assimilation, carotinoids, riboflavin, eggs, Rhode Island chickens, Leghorn chickens, alkyl resorcinols, non-starch polysaccharides, metabolism, layer, egg hatchability, raising of young animals, productivity.
Stringent control of air movement, humidity and temperature at poultry-farming facilities allows creation of comfortable conditions for broiler housing.
Keywords: poultry production, poultry, microclimate, gas composition of air, ammonia, hydrogen sulphide, carbonic gas, feed, live weight, daily average weight gain, microflora, humidity, ammoniac blindness, egg laying, productivity, egg laying capacity, ventilation, inflow vent window, air exchange, die-off, oxygen starvation, survival of population, viability of young animals, heat release, metabolism, dust content, bacterial count.
Introduction of a probiotic feed additive based on Bacillus subtilis culture in
poultry diet during forced molting has a positive effect on the process of molting,
promotes chicken survival, and also improves egg laying capacity, yield of
incubatory eggs and chick hatching.
Keywords: poultry production, layer, incubatory egg, Bacillus subtilis,
chick, chicken hens, forced molting, egg laying capacity, die-off, genetic potential,2
parental herd, Hisex Brown, productivity, feed additive, diet, feeding, mixed feed,
live weight, chicken survival, genetic potential
It was shown by experiments that optimum storage duration of eggs intended
for advanced processing is 5 to 7 days at an air temperature 12–16°C and relative
Keywords: poultry production, food eggs, storage temperature and
duration, advanced processing of eggs, egg yolk, egg white
Feed supplements made of the components based of local plant resources,
including common tansy, promote improvement of metabolic processes in layer
bodies, which improves quality of egg products.
Keywords: layer hens, feed supplements, feed additives, common tansy,
elfin wood needles, stinging nettle, egg products, nutrients, diet, feed, genetic
potential, productivity, grass meal, digestibility, solids, protein, eggs, egg laying
capacity, egg laying
Ambient air temperature is one of key parameters for rating microclimate in broiler chicken housing premises.
Keywords: poultry production, chick, broiler, temperature, humidity, weight gain, live weight, die-off, feed, population, metabolism, thermal stress, thermoregulation, sensible and latent heat, heat release, young animals, temperature and humidity conditions, egg laying capacity
Inclusion of grape husk meal in mixed feed for broiler chicks improves zootechnical and economic indicators. It is especially profitable for integrated poultry farms in the southern regions as there is a lot of waste here during the grape harvesting and processing season.
Keywords: poultry production, broilers, grape sector waste, grape husk meal, economic efficiency, live weight gain, calorie value of meat.
The company Lohmann Tierzucht held a workshop in Republic Tatarstan for the heads and staff of the Russian poultry enterprises where Lohmann cross layers are produced.
Keywords: poultry production, highly productive cross, layer, chick, egg, egg shell, disinfection, productivity, feed, mixed feed, diet, nucleus, selection genetic centre, genetic potential, population, parental forms, incubator, plucking, cannibalism, debeaking, feeding, antinutrients, cereals, enzymes, amino acids, young animals, die-off, probiotic, egg laying capacity, Lohmann Tierzucht, Lohmann Club, Lohmann School
Experiments showed that organic forms of methionine, such as its hydroxy analogue ALIMET®, yield equal or better results at various phases of broiler growing compared with the indicators achieved in using DL-methionine.
Keywords: poultry production, poultry, broilers, feeding, diet, calculation, amino acids, need, methionine, hydroxy analogue, DL-methionine, hydroxymethyl thiobutanic acid, liquid form, source, TSAA, lysine, productivity, feed conversion, digestibility, availability, efficiency, equimolar analysis, ALIMET®, Novus International Inc.
Improvement of egg nutritional value by selection methods due to increase in the egg yolk size by 30–31% of egg weight (yolk diameter up to 0.055–0.057 cm/g of egg) of highly productive industrial chicken crosses is practicable and feasible.
Keywords: poultry, poultry production, nutrient value, selection, egg yolk, protein, egg shell, egg, productivity, chicken hen, layer, embryo, glucose, triglycerides, calorie value, correlation, feed conversion, selection, ultrasonic scanning.
A unit for high-temperature short-duration treatment of recyclable materials (hydrolyzer) has been operating at a broiler factory for 12 years. Its staff confirms efficiency of the new technology and quality of the resulting products.
Keywords: poultry production, poultry, feed reserve, processing waste, valuable feed raw materials, recycling, slaughter, fish and meat-bone meal, digestible protein, animal protein, biologically active substance, digestibility, extrusion, feather-and-down, keratine, evisceration, disulfide bridges, amino acids, hydrolysis, fat, new technology of feed production, hydrolyzer unit, bristle and wool.