November 27, 2012

27/11/12: Poultry special

We turn our attention to poultry today for a themed blog.
  • High feed prices continue to affect poultry margins reports Farming UK. Profitability swings are an ongoing problem for the industry, which saw similarly sharp increases in feed costs in 2008 and 2010. In developed countries in particular, the industry lacks adequate power to pass on feed cost increases. Read more...
  • This article published on Engormix is a very informative overview of the impact of the Fusarium Mycotoxin Deoxynivalenol on the health and performance of broiler chickens. We usually focus on the effects of mycotoxins in grains so it is interesting to see the impact of mycotoxins further down the food chain. Read more...

Bolan Poultry Farm
Bolan Poultry Farm (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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