Research Spotlights- Poultry

LRIC Update: Hyperspectral Imaging

A Waterloo, Ontario-based company is using a combination of physics, chemistry and artificial intelligence to gain a better understanding of ...
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LRIC Update: Study Looks at Laying Hens’ Manure

Researchers at the University of Guelph are working on a project to determine the impact on laying hen behaviour of ...
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Better Feed Conversion Lowers Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Turkeys

Research conducted by Hybrid Turkeys and the University of Guelph has shown that improvements in feed conversion efficiency could have ...
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LRIC Update: The Poultry Health Research Network

The University of Guelph poultry researcher and pathobiology department chair, professor Shayan Sharif, has created the Poultry Health Research Network ...
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Insect Protein for Poultry Rations

There’s a new poultry ration ingredient available on the Canadian market. Insect meal from defatted black soldier fly larvae is ...
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Disease Control by Tweet; Social Media Mining for Avian Influenza Emergence

The poultry industry is harnessing the skills of University of Guelph computer scientists and their artificial intelligence expertise to get ...
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Optimal Stocking Density for Heavy Toms

High stocking densities have been found to impact the health, welfare and performance of tom turkeys. Researchers at the University ...
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Beak treatments in young pullets

It’s long been standard industry practice to remove the tip of a bird’s beak in an effort to minimize the ...
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Wild turkeys not harbouring Avian Influenza

University of Guelph researchers have shown that wild turkeys, reintroduced in Ontario in the 1980s, are not harbouring Avian Influenza ...
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Eggs from small flocks no safer than those from large commercial flocks

Research from Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences has shown that eggs from small backyard laying hen flocks are just ...
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