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On-Farm Poultry Processing: A Path to Improved Welfare and Industry Evolution

In recent years, the poultry industry has faced growing scrutiny from consumers increasingly disconnected from agricultural practices. Addressing this disconnection and enhancing public perception...

Understanding Toe Pecking in Laying Hens: Impact, Causes, and Prevention

Damaging behaviors in poultry, such as feather pecking and vent pecking, are well-recognized welfare issues. However, toe pecking remains relatively understudied. This article aims...

Understanding Huge Early Embryo Mortality: Unveiling a Mystery

Recently, I was confronted with a distressing email from a concerned customer reporting a significant problem in their hatchery. They described a distressing situation...

Heat Stress and Lung Injury in Broiler Chickens

Introduction: Prolonged exposure to high temperatures can lead to respiratory injury in broiler chickens, as highlighted in a recent study conducted in China. Heat...

Enhancing Broiler Performance with Olive Co-Products: A Sustainable Approach

Introduction: The extraction of plant oils, particularly olive oil, generates significant byproducts that are often considered waste. However, a recent review article published in Poultry...

How Classical Music Affects Broiler Welfare in Different Stocking Densities

Recent research from Hebei Agricultural University in Baoding, China, sheds light on the potential positive impact of classical music on broiler welfare under varying...