Skip to content

"Experientia docet" - Experience is the best teacher

Application of modern nutrition principles in poultry

  • 1985
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 15
R.H. Harms Page: 91 - 96

Considerable savings can be realized and performance can be improved by formulating poultry feeds based on the daily feed intake and nutrient needs of the chicken. Programmes have been developed for commercial layers, broiler breeders, and replacement pullets for commercial…

Read more

Genetic progress in the poultry industry

  • 1986
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 16
R.M. Gous Page: 127 - 133

In this article progress attributable to genetic selection in the poultry industry is discussed in three sections: genetic progress in broilers and broiler breeders, in laying hens, and in disease resistance. Selection methods are evaluated and future objectives are suggested.…

Read more

Simulated natural lighting and constant 14-hour photoperiods for broiler breeders during the rearing period, and interactions of

  • 2005
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 35
P.D. Lewis, M. Ciacciariello, M. Nonis and R.M. Gous Page: 1 - 12

Spring-hatched broiler breeders housed in non-lightproof facilities are frequently maintained on long daylengths to prevent precocity, but controlled-feeding and delayed dissipation of photorefractoriness retard sexual maturation. Trials were conducted to determine the appropriate growth for birds maintained on 14-h photoperiods,…

Read more
Back To Top