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Study validates ultra-wideband tracking system for monitoring group-housed chicken activity levels.
Accuracy of breeding value estimates may be higher using crossbred instead of purebred data, especially when genetic correlation is low.
Court confirms USDA caused organic industry harm by withdrawing organic livestock rules.
Court challenge seeks to immediately vacate USDA’s rescission and allow law to go into effect.
Farmers, integrators, processors, allied industry, brands, retail, foodservice, nonprofits and civil society gather to discuss animal welfare and sustainability
Laying hens may display improved production and stronger eggs when levels of amino acid-complexed manganese are added to feeds, say researchers.
Center includes large viewing room that allows guests to observe birds undisturbed in their environment.
Work focused on removing a toxic element in cottonseed, coupled with US regulatory approval, may expand the use of that ingredient beyond cattle diets to feed
β-mannanase supplementation in feed may increase the diversity of birds’ microbiota, and, following a disease challenge, support broiler’s intestinal health
Next steps will be to test customized probiotics on poultry farms.