Impact of heat stress on poultry

Author: Kurt Van de Mierop, Managing Director, Nutrex NV Stress is a method adopted by the body to cope with any challenge. Birds in particular are very sensitive to environmental challenges such as high ambient temperatures which cause heat stress. In poultry, heat stress has undesirable effects on gut health, nutrient digestion and absorption, the […]

How to make Poultry Farming a Profitable Business?

Poultry farming today is a huge business that is split into several operations including hatcheries, pullet farms for meat production, or farms for egg production. The poultry industry provides a good employment opportunity along with agricultural activities. The poultry entrepreneurs are very much concentrated in utilizing the farm optimally enriching maximum output through selling the […]

Poultry Litter Management Practices

What is Poultry Litter:- Poultry litter or Broiler litter is a mixture of poultry excreta, spilled feed, feathers, and material used as bedding in poultry operations. This term is also used to refer to unused bedding materials. Poultry litter is used in confinement buildings used for raising broilers, turkeys and other birds. Common bedding materials include wood shavings, sawdust, peanut hulls, shredded sugar cane, straw, and other […]