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  • Aviagen Brief: Energy, The Fuel of Life

    Energy is often considered the “Fuel of Life”. Primarily it is needed for maintaining basic metabolism (maintenance energy). This article is an attempt to provide a flock manager with some tools to use when making decisions on feeding energy to a breeder flock. Read more

  • Ross Tech Notes: Energy, The Fuel of Life

    Energy is often considered the “Fuel of Life”. Primarily it is needed for maintaining basic metabolism (maintenance energy). This article is an attempt to provide a flock manager with some tools to use when making decisions on feeding energy to a breeder flock. Read more

  • Ross Hatching Egg Shell Quality Pocket Guide

    This document is a practical, on-farm tool aimed at helping farmers identify hatching egg shell issues. For each egg shell abnormality there is a picture showing what the abnormality looks like, which is linked to a table detailing the causes and solutions associated with th... Read more

  • Ross Parent Stock Management Pocket Guide

    This document provides the key management points for Parent Stock in a handy pocket-sized guide. It is intended to be a practical tool for use on-farm and as such, contains the important on-farm management information for farm managers and stock people. Read more

  • Aviagen Brief: Incubating Eggs at High Altitudes

    A hatchery which is sited at high altitude (1500 meters (4921 feet) or more above sea level) faces some particular challenges;  slower embryo growth, longer incubation periods and lower hatchability have to be expected. With better understanding of the principles involved, p... Read more

  • Ross Tech Notes: Incubating Eggs at High Altitudes

    A hatchery which is sited at high altitude (1500 meters (4921 feet) or more above sea level) faces some particular challenges;  slower embryo growth, longer incubation periods and lower hatchability have to be expected. With better understanding of the principles involved, p... Read more

  • Ross Tech Notes: Female Persistency Post-Peak - Managing Fertility and Production

    Chick numbers are most often reduced during the period between 40 to 60 weeks of age because of poor persistency in both egg production and hatchability. It is important to understand the main reasons why broiler breeder flocks exhibit poor persistency post-peak and how to o... Read more

  • Aviagen Brief: Female Persistency Post-Peak - Managing Fertility and Production

    Chick numbers are most often reduced during the period between 40 to 60 weeks of age because of poor persistency in both egg production and hatchability. It is important to understand the main reasons why broiler breeder flocks exhibit poor persistency post-peak and how to o... Read more

  • Ross 708 Parent Stock Nutrition Specifications

    This booklet contains the nutritional recommendations for Ross 708 Parent Stock and is to be used with the Ross Parent Stock Management Handbook and Ross 708 Parent Stock Performance Objectives. Read more

  • Aviagen Brief: Pre-processing Handling in Broilers

    Pre-processing handling, the management of birds during the last 24 hours prior to slaughter, is a vital step in preparing for broiler meat processing.  In this final stage of the broiler management cycle, the procedures put in place (feed withdrawal, catching, transportatio... Read more

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