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Farm management


Dra. Maria Soriano - 28/04/2020

Main challenges in duck production

Ducks are well known for being relatively resistant to diseases. There are no established vaccination plans for this species. They are considered potential carriers of infectious diseases from other birds and, therefore, farms are often isolated...


Dr. Marco A. Hernández - 6/04/2020

Evolution of cages and facilities for laying hens

From the time of the Romans, a greater amount of information was generated about the breeding of birds; being hens and geese the main birds raised by the Romans in small farms. Chicken meat was highly appreciated by that culture, something we can...


Dr. Marco A. Hernández - 10/03/2020

Poultry house disinfection

Poultry farming involves a variety of risks associated with the environment and constant exposure to various contaminants: viruses, bacteria, parasites, fungi and dust, which affect weight gain and increase mortality. This is why poultry house...


Dr. Marco A. Hernández - 3/03/2020

Cages and facilities for laying hens today

One of the most important parts within the poultry facilities are the place where the birds will be kept, in this case we refer to the cages. The welfare of laying birds improves when those in charge of their management adhere to the following:...


Dra. Maria Soriano - 5/02/2020

Dirty eggs: causes and solutions

Dirty eggs and broken eggs are the main causes for egg rejection. In breeding hens, the percentage of dirty eggs should not exceed 1-2%. The objective is to reduce the percentage of dirty eggs to the minimum, to be able to discard this type of eggs...


Dra. Maria Soriano - 17/01/2020

Rearing pullets: handling and main challenges

The growing and rearing stages of the laying hen are basic to allow the animal express its maximum genetic potential in the productive phase, in order to achieve a proper production curve with high and persistent peak.


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