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 […]

Important Measures in Management of Poultry Nutrition

Formulating feeds that closely match the nutritional requirements of birds in their different production and growth stages to reduce the amount of nutrients excreted; options in this category include phase feeding, split-sex feeding or feed formulation on an available-nutrient basis; Using good quality, uncontaminated feed (e.g. in which concentrations of pesticides and dioxins are known […]