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Salmonella control for layers with outdoor access
Requirements of the Food and Drug Administration’s Salmonella enteritidis rule are easy to understand for layers that are always kept indoors, but giving hens outdoor access has required some interpretation of the rule.
Hen behavior, nutrition research highlighted at Poultry Science Association meeting
Initial behavior reports from the Coalition for Sustainable Egg Supply project as well as research focusing on layer nutrition and Salmonella enteritidis control were presented at the Poultry Science Association annual meeting.
Rose Acre Farms, NC state regulators still at odds over NPDES permit
North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ insistence on an NPDES permit for the Hyde County layer farm as well as unusual best management practice requests are the main points of contention
How to increase egg weight through hen nutrition
Many consumers remain willing to pay more for large eggs. But, large eggs require an extra cost to be produced, a cost that is mostly associated with increased nutrient intake.
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