New grain legume for layers
Due to evidence of paralysis in hens resulting from diets including a type of grain called Lathyrus, this study examined long term feeding trials of a new type of grain developed by the Centre for Legumes in Mediterranean Agriculture (CLIMA).
Controlling Vent Trauma With Stockwound Sprays
Recent studies found that vent cannibalism was the biggest cause of loss in laying hens.Beak trimming, at two life stage intervals has been used as a means of controlling the problem.
Urban Fringe Land Use Conflict: Two Poultry Case Studies
Land use is a common source of conflict for many sectors of Australian agriculture including the poultry industry, particularly in areas on the urban fringe or where there is significant rural residential development.