Maximizing Growth Without The Use of Antibiotics
The use of antibiotics in agriculture and its impact on antibiotic resistance in humans has received a lot of media attention over the last few years. Currently, the poultry industry manages/controls antibiotic use and feels these medications are used responsibly while the government has strict control on antibiotic approvals and their use in chicken barns. […]
How Does Nutrition Impact Broiler Chicken Performance?
Today’s commercial broiler is the fastest growing, leanest and most feed efficient bird ever produced. Intensive ge-netic selection over the past few decades has resulted in the production of broilers requiring higher standards of care, health, bio security and nutrition to realize the benefits: Improved weight for age Improved feed conversion rate Increased growth rate […]
Chick Management – Getting birds off to the best start
December 18th 2015 New-Life Mills Poultry Team How you set up your barn prior to chicks arriving as well as bird management in the first 7-10 days of life can have huge impact on the performance of your broiler flock. The goal is to have chicks delivered to the farm as soon as possible […]
What’s In The Feed?
By: Lisa Hodgins M.Sc. Monogastric Nutritionist Megan DeVisser, M.Sc. Candidate, Monogastric Nutrition Associate New Life Mills, A Division of Parrish and Heimbecker, Limited As published in Canadian Poultry Magazine, May 2015 Producers have very clearly defined goals and objectives when it comes to growth and production in commercial poultry operations. Fortunately, nutritionists also have a […]