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Problems of Indian Dairy Industry

Problems of Indian Dairy Industry

The world’s largest milk producer and consumer of dairy products are in India, consuming almost 100% of its own milk production. Milk products are a ...

What is the role of Hepatoprotectant in poultry?

What is the role of Hepatoprotectant in poultry?

The liver is the central laboratory of a chicken’s body. It is essential that this organ is kept in an excellent condition in order to ...

An overview of Feeding Chickens for increasing Performance and Productivity

An overview of Feeding Chickens for increasing Performance and Productivity

An essential part of raising chickens is nourishing – feeding makes up the significant cost of production and great nutrition is reflected in the bird’s ...

‘Raising ABF Birds’- a challenge?

‘Raising ABF Birds’- a challenge?

There are certain convincing scientific evidence available claiming the use of antibiotic in food-producing animals can contribute to resistance of certain antibiotics relevant to human ...

IS GOAT NUTRITION OPTIMAL?

IS GOAT NUTRITION OPTIMAL?

Goats are animals belonging to the browsers category and prefer eating brushy plants and some other woody, weedy plants found on the ranges. Nutritional requirements ...

Essentiality of good management practices in livestock production

Essentiality of good management practices in livestock production

Livestock industry is an important component of the agricultural sector of any country producing meat, eggs, beef, pork and other quality products of animal origin. ...

How To Prevent Red Mites Infestation In Poultry?

How To Prevent Red Mites Infestation In Poultry?

Dermanyssusgallinae (the common red mite) are bloody sucking ectoparasites that infest the poultry sector especially chickens and turkeys. They are generally white or greyish in color, ...

How to increase SNF in Milk Production | Know about SNF – Solids Not Fat

How to increase SNF in Milk Production | Know about SNF – Solids Not Fat

Solids Not Fat (SNF) consists of everything except milk fat and water. That means total solids content in the entire residue left after complete evaporation ...

Ventilation Management in Poultry Houses

Ventilation Management in Poultry Houses

Ventilation Systems Depending on different ventilation requirements, ventilation systems are generally divided into two types : 1) Natural Air Flow System 2) Mechanical Air Movement ...

How to Control Humidity in Poultry Houses

How to Control Humidity in Poultry Houses

Acquiring satisfactory humidity levels in the environment in which eggs are hatched makes embryos lose water from their inside to the outside through steady evaporation. ...

Good Farm Practices & Factors Leading to Stress in Birds

Good Farm Practices & Factors Leading to Stress in Birds

Poultry farming is the process of raising domesticated birds for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for food. Poultry farm management refers to techniques ...

How to Manage Air Velocity to Enhance Broiler Performance?

How to Manage Air Velocity to Enhance Broiler Performance?

Fast travelling air increases wind chill to the birds reducing its actual temperature that should have been experienced. Due to this, birds tend to group ...

The Embryonic Development Of Chicken

The Embryonic Development Of Chicken

The development of the chick starts in the single cell framed by the union of two parental cells, egg and sperm, in the process known ...

Problems Faced By The Laying Hens

Problems Faced By The Laying Hens

DECLINING DAY LENGTH Hens are delicate to day length, and especially to the course in which day length is changing, with regards to laying eggs. ...

Monitoring Chicken Feed for Enhanced Productivity and Performance

Monitoring Chicken Feed for Enhanced Productivity and Performance

An essential part of raising chickens is nourishing – feeding makes up the significant cost of production and great nutrition is reflected in the bird’s ...

Natural Insect Repellent in Poultry Farm

Natural Insect Repellent in Poultry Farm

Despite the fact that your chickens might be precious to your farm, once a pest strikes the coop, supporting them back to health can be ...

How to Manage the Temperature in the Poultry House

How to Manage the Temperature in the Poultry House

Right litter and surrounding temperatures are fundamental to guarantee chick activity. Pre-heating is essential and starts no less than 24 to 48 hours preceding situation, ...

How to manage present day Birds

How to manage present day Birds

Consistently, we endeavor to convey innovative solutions to each aspect of the poultry industry, including genetics. And as birds keep on evolving, so too do ...

Tricks to Optimise Feed Intake in Young Broilers

Tricks to Optimise Feed Intake in Young Broilers

Today, feed represents up to 70% of aggregate generation costs. That is the reason productivity of utilisation is a standout amongst the most vital elements ...

Cause of unwanted problems-May be a Mycotoxin?

Cause of unwanted problems-May be a Mycotoxin?

Mycotoxin is a secondary metabolite produced by molds and fungi, normally at a stationary phase. In order for fungi to produce these secondary metabolites, they ...

5 Ways to Promote Healthy Poultry Production

5 Ways to Promote Healthy Poultry Production

Bio-security practices and farm hygiene are the most important measures in order to prevent the risk of disease in poultry production. So here are the ...

Is It Necessary To Premix?

Is It Necessary To Premix?

A premix is a blend of minerals, vitamins, feed supplements and diluents. The premix business is charged of the obligation of assembling a fantastic premix ...

The Science of Feed Formulation

The Science of Feed Formulation

Feed formulation requires top to bottom information of animal nutrition, especially the supplement necessities and the nutritional composition of the animal feed. It requires nutritionist ...

What factors cause or predispose to respiratory disease in poultry?

What factors cause or predispose to respiratory disease in poultry?

Respiratory physiology of poultry is unique. Unlike human respiratory anatomy the avian lungs do not expand or contract on breathing. The direction of the flow ...

Microbiological Significance of Poultry Litter

Microbiological Significance of Poultry Litter

Chicken litter consists of a mixture of feces, wasted feeds, bedding materials, and feathers. Poultry manure contains critical measures of nitrogen on account of the ...

Bone Defects In Fast Growing Chicken

Bone Defects In Fast Growing Chicken

Birds pertaining rapid growth and heavy body weight, are usually associated with a week skeletal body. This has been implicated in musculoskeletal and cardiovascular disease ...

Do you know the good, the bad and the ugly of inflammation in poultry?

Do you know the good, the bad and the ugly of inflammation in poultry?

Inflammatory responses in birds are because of an immune response. These immune responses can be non-specific (innate) immunity and specific (adaptive) immunity.  Thus, the inflammatory ...

Gut Inflammatory Status in Poultry

Gut Inflammatory Status in Poultry

The gastrointestinal tract is the most exposed surface in the body and many diseases are largely related to the gut health status of the broiler. ...

Respiratory Disease In Poultry

Respiratory Disease In Poultry

Imagine a flock of 1000 chickens or may be a few backyard chickens. In both the case you can encounter major challenge in controlling respiratory ...

Poultry Litter Amendment

Poultry Litter Amendment

Poultry litter is commonly made of wood shavings, sawdust or rice hulls.  Microbes convert uric acid and organic nitrogen in the bird’s excreta to ammonium. ...

How important is the biosecurity of the litter important to broiler health?

How important is the biosecurity of the litter important to broiler health?

Deep litter system is the most widely used for broiler rearing. Although the litter material differs in type from region to region, it is the ...

Limiting Amino Acid Supplementation In Organic Poultry

Limiting Amino Acid Supplementation In Organic Poultry

So yes, we see it all around; everyone is going gaga over how to organify food products. Many research and studies have shown benefits of ...

IGF1 In Broilers

IGF1 In Broilers

Insulin like Growth Factor-1 (also called IGF-1 or somatomedin C), is a highly conserved molecule similar to the molecular structure of insulin. It is made ...

Antibiotic Alternative & Growth Promoter

Antibiotic Alternative & Growth Promoter

Animal diseases have a large impact on the economy of the livestock industry having total estimated global losses up to $2773 million annually. The disease ...

Poultry Gut Dysbacteriosis

Poultry Gut Dysbacteriosis

Broiler intestine is colonised by diverse microbial count. It is niche of complex ecosystem formed by microbes. This microbial count affects hosts response to nutrient ...