In the conditions of industrial poultry production, technology stress and diseases are inevitable. However, recommendations of experts, advanced science, best practices and observance of veterinary requirements will help to keep health of poultry and improve their productivity.
Keywords: poultry production, poultry, feeding, population, rate of stocking, microclimate, ammonia, humidity, feathers, population, ventilation, opportunistic microflora, productivity, sex and age groups, cage battery, layer, diet, prevention, light mode, vent picking, illumination, stress, prebiotic, egg laying capacity.
Use of electroactivated water in the poultry production process allows almost complete elimination of bacterial contamination and retaining commercial qualities of the carcasses.
Keywords: poultry production, poultry, microclimate, hen house, temperature, humidity, illumination, bedding, productivity, population, herd, chick, broiler, egg, gain, live weight, stress, bacterial contamination, dermatitis, dust content, microorganism, microbial count, young animals, immune status, feed, feed conversion, achievements of selection, vaccination, microbiological burden, disinfection, disinfectants, aerosol, electrochemical activation, electroactivated water, anolyte, katholyte, electrolysis, electroactivator, microflora, slaughter, carcass, calf nursing, digestive path, plumula, feathers.
Stable starch improves fermentation processes in intestines, stimulates peristalsis, improves digestibility of minerals (including calcium), stirs favourable changes in composition of microflora — increases concentration of Bifidobacteria, reduces the level of pathogenic microorganisms and prevents diarrhea.
Keywords: poultry production, poultry, productivity, diet, feeding, feed, non-starch polysaccharides, enzymes, gastrointestinal path, digestibility, starch, chymus, endogenous amylase, fibre, lignin, cellulose, thin and thick intestines, prebiotic, metabolic energy, glucose, amylose, amylopectin, microorganism, grain, beans, hydrolysis, chick, broiler, maize, sorghum, rice, potatoes, protease, xylanase, fermentation, microflora, availability, digestibility, insulin, fatty acids.
The 4th Annual International Conference «Poultry production of Russia – 2015» organised by MegaMix Group, BASF SE corporation and Russian Poultry Union was held in Volgograd.
Keywords: MegaMix, premix, poultry production, poultry, broiler, mixed feed, feeding, poultry meat, food programme, feed production, protein-vitamin-mineral concentrate, genetics, selection, import replacement, export, import, enzymes, vitamins, amino acids, micro- and macro elements, matrix value, productivity, diet, resistance, stress resistance, electronic certification, non-conventional feed components, anti-nutritious factors, leguminous and oilseed crops, sunflower, soya, oilseed meal, coccidosis, intermittent illumination, egg, epizootic well-being, prevention, probiotics, layer, genetic potential, crushing equipment, vaccines, immunization, mycotoxins.
Experimental results confirmed effectiveness of the concept of using organic acids to produce organic poultry products.
Keywords: poultry production, integrated poultry farm, egg, poultry meat, product quality, food safety, organic production, broilers, layers, parental herd, gastrointestinal health, microflora, Salmonella, E. coli, organic acids, protected acids, formic acid, fumaric acid, benzoic acid, propionic acid, citric acid, lactic acid, sorbic acid, egg laying capacity, productivity, reproduction, PRODO Management, Novus
Simultaneous addition of lecithin and L-carnitine in mixed feeds of broiler chicks at deficiency of metabolic energy in diets allows increasing live weight of poultry and improving feed conversion.
Keywords: poultry production, poultry, broiler, mixed feed, diet, lipids, metabolic energy, lipase, lipid metabolism, lysine, lecithin, L-carnitine, endogenous emulsifier, fatty acids, digestibility, productivity, chick, live weight, preservation, feed conversion, slaughter, rapeseed oil, compensatory influence, emulsification, protein, lysophosphatidylcholine.
Hercules breed chickens are poultry of Ukrainian selection. They meet modern requirements to productivity and can be used to produce organic products.
Keywords: poultry production, poultry, Hercules breed, feed, egg laying capacity, final hybrid, broiler, meat, egg, layer, weight gain, organic products, productivity, population, down, feathers, plumage, selection, genetics, young animals, cock, female chicken, egg mass.
At industrial growing of broilers, additional enrichment of diets with magnesium is unreasonable as it may have an adverse effect on productivity of poultry, condition of its bones, and also on the bedding due to the laxative effect of Mg.
Keywords: poultry production, poultry, metabolism, protein, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, magnesium, hypomagnesaemia, feeding, feed raw materials, diet, mixed feed, absorption, nutrients, broiler, layer, egg, egg laying capacity, osseogenesis, wheat, corn, soya and sunflower seed meal, meat-and-bone meal, rape, productivity.
Antiviral product Endoviraza possesses effect against poultry ILT virus: aerosol treatment of chicks protects them from infection.
Keywords: poultry production, poultry, virus, antibiotic, disease prevention, productivity, epizootic outbreak, disease agent, pathogen, vaccination, immunization, infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT), die-off, egg, chick, broiler, Endoviraza, bacterial endonuclease, activity unit, magnesium sulfate, aerosol treatment, viability, death rate, antiviral effect.
Interview with Rudolf Preisinger, President of Lohmann Tierzucht
Keywords: cross, layer, cock, egg, shell, feed, genetics, selection, productivity, egg laying capacity, egg laying, population, herd, genomic selection, DNA-marker, egg mixture, final hybrid, grandparents, parents, feed conversion, Lohmann Tierzucht.
Non-observance of the requirements to transportation of one-day chicks can adversely affect subsequent growth of the poultry. The article provides recommendations for efficient and safe transportation of chicks.
Keywords: poultry production, chicks, one-day chicks, incubation egg, incubation, hatching, transportation, thermoregulation, thermal stress, temperature conditions, air temperature, humidity, air exchange, immunity, infectious diseases, residual yolk, hatchability, viability, productivity, live weight, live weight gain, special vehicle, boxes, disinfection.
To receive high quality young ducks, it is necessary to comply with the requirements to housing of the parental flock and egg incubation of Peking ducks. Cherry Valley experts provide recommendations.
Keywords: Peking ducks, Cherry Valley, SM3, drakes, ducks, imprinting females, puberty, fertility, reproduction, mating, incubatory egg, egg collection, egg storage, rate of fertilization, incubation, embryo, hatchability, young ducks.
Abstract: To prevent stresses, improve immunity, enhance poultry productivity and feed conversion, Acti’z feed additives in the form of sparkling tablets were developed.
Keywords: poultry production, poultry, broiler chickens, live weight, thermal stress, vaccination, feed, diet, feed additives, Acti’z Hydra, Acti’z Antiox, Acti’z Vitamin B, average daily gain, productivity, immunity, feed conversion, slaughter yield, nursing, sparkling tablets.
Abstract: Percent of foot ball dermatitis and degree of ankle joint burns in broilers and turkeys can be reduced by adding enzymatic additives Natugrain® Vit TC and Natugrain® TC in feeds with large percent of wheat.
Keywords: non-starch polysaccharides, broilers, turkey, foot ball dermatitis, ankle joint burns, Natugrain, Natugrain® Vit TC, Natugrain® TC, enzyme, enzymatic additive, productivity, chymus, small intestine, diet, feed, live weight, average daily gain, feed efficiency, experiment group, control group.
Abstract: Because of unstable market prices of grain and soya, interest for alternative feed is growing. How efficient, for example, is the use of distilller’s grains and sorghum in poultry diet? A feeding expert Steve Pritchard shares his opinion on this question.
Keywords: poultry production, broilers, layers, alternative feed, distilller’s grains, biodiesel, biofuel, sorghum, rape, wheat, protein, energy, glycerine, cattle, turkeys, pig farmers, cattlemen, nutritional value, oil cake, glucosinolates.