Livestock Health Articles

  • Poultry Waste – Carcass Disposal Following Bird Loss

    In March 2020, there was more than 143.9 thousand tonnes of poultry carcase waste produced in the UK[1] through poultry production. That figure relates to the number of birds slaughtered for meat produce, but birds also die in their millions from natural causes or disease, all around the world. For example, farmers can experience up to a 40 per cent increase in fallen stock during colder months. ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • National Animal Disease Center - 4.7 MW CHP System - Case Study

    Quick Facts LOCATION: Ames, Iowa FACILITY SIZE: Over One Million Square Feet CHP GENERATING CAPACITY: 4.7 Megawatts PRIME MOVERS: 1.2 MW Solar Saturn 20™ Combustion Turbine (CT-1), 3.5 MW Solar Centaur 40™ Combustion Turbine (CT-2) HEAT RECOVERY RATE: CT-1: 8,300 lb/hr Steam Unfired; 29,000 lb/hr Steam with Duct Firing CT-2: 23,500 lbs/hr ...

  • 4 Common Livestock Stressors (and Solutions!)

    Stress occurs when animals are in situations that release their emergency signals for survival, which can be either physiological, behavioral, or physical elements – these situations are called stressors. Although stressed animals may be able to tolerate these for a short period, long-term or multiple stressors can be detrimental. Studies have shown that the effects of long-term ...


    By Osborne Industries, Inc.

  • 5 things to do in an African swine fever outbreak

    The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has provided updated numbers on the number of animals affected by African Swine Fever (ASF) across the Asian continent. Following the outbreak, more than 5.7 million pigs have been culled in Vietnam alone, with millions of other animals having to be destroyed across other countries including the Philippines, China, Cambodia, Myanmar and more. ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Growing Sprouted Fodder for Livestock

    With many regions of the world experiencing record droughts and available water becoming more of a concern for many businesses and individuals who own and raise livestock, seeking options and solutions to maintain the health and growth of their animals can be a challenge. Sprouting fodder on site can become a dependable and low cost source of feed and nutritional supplementation, creating a ...


    By Tsunami Products, Inc.

  • Animal Husbandry2019

      RFID product has been prevalent in animal husbandry for RFID animal tracking such as rfid cattle tracking and quantity management.   STAR TREND provides the RFID animal ear tags available in LF (125KHz), HF (13.56MHz) or UHF (860MHz ...

  • Animal Husbandry

      RFID tracking solutions have been prevalent in animal husbandry for animal tracking and quantity management.   STAR TREND provides the rfid cattle tags available in LF (125KHz), HF (13.56MHz) or UHF (860MHz ~960MHz) frequency options. The RFID ear tags are designed for tracking large animals as ...

  • I see significant changes - Marc Van Thournout, Belgium - Case Study

    Marc Van Thournout owns a broiler breeder farm and a hatchery near Pittem, Belgium. Marc distributes day-old chicks to several broiler farmers in the Pittem area. Nearly all of Marc´s houses are now equipped with DACS ventilation. New broiler breeder house In 2010 I was planning for an expansion of my operation and was searching for new and better production ...


    By DACS A/S

  • Effect of Agrilaser at US dairy farm with starling problem - Case Study

    A dairy farm in Idaho, United States was faced with a tremendous starling problem. Each year thousands and thousands of starlings arrived in flocks. Starlings are attracted by comfortable resting places inside which hold an abundant and easy-access food source. This particular farm experienced problems both inside the stables as outside on the land. The birds were feeding on the cow feed, ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Food Transport Trucks

    Food Transport Truck is mostly designed for food reselling or different kinds of food material transportation, which including Mobile Food Truck/Trailer, Refrigerated Truck/Trailer, Milk Tank Truck/Trailer, milk transport trucks for sale.   Food transport trucks by functions Mobile Food Truck is a truck ...

  • Algatech licenses innovative technology to launch Euglena-derived products

    Algatech, a global innovative leader in the development, cultivation and commercialisation of microalgae-derived ingredients, has licensed the rights and intellectual property related to the production of p-1,3-glucan from microalgae Euglena gracilis from US biotechnology company F3 Platform Biologies ("F3"). As part of the agreement, fermentation expert Dr. Brad Cox, who has been instrumental in ...


    By Algatech

  • Mannase

    Beta mannanase enzyme is a kind of hemicellulase that can hydrolyze β -1N 4 mannoside bond at random. The improved Pichia pastoris is refined by liquid-deep fermentation and post-treatment. β -mannanase enzyme can degrade mannan-a bifidobacterium growth factor. β ...

  • Project Cal Poly University Research Centre - Cases Study

    About the Poultry Center The Cal Poly Poultry Center has housing facilities for 7,000 broilers and 7,000 replacement pullets. In addition, the Poultry Center has two egg production facilities—a two-story turbo house and a stack-deck house. Both houses are exact replicas of the facilities currently used by the commercial egg production industry. The Poultry Center also contains ...


    By B.H. Ruby Electric Ltd.,

  • There’s a Multi-billion-Dollar Race to Replace Eggs - Upstart companies are looking for ways to throw off the yolk and make palatable egg protein

    Egg whites are universally accepted as a healthy source of protein. But because they come from chickens, one could worry about animal welfare, the environmental damage wrought by industrial poultry and even Salmonella—since the Food and Drug Administration estimates that 79,000 Americans are sickened by tainted eggs every year. Or maybe you’re just a vegetarian. Regardless, the way ...

  • USDA APHIS Reopens Public comment period on the dEIS And PRA

    On April 12, 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the reopening of the public review and comment period for the draft Environmental Impact Statement (dEIS) and the preliminary Pest Risk Assessment (PRA). These two documents have been prepared in ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Testimonial Mr. Van Thournout, Belgium: The litter in the house stays dry

    Marc Van Thournout owns a broiler breeder farm and a hatchery near Pittem, Belgium. Marc distributes day-old chicks to several broiler farmers in the Pittem area. Nearly all of Marc´s houses are now equipped with DACS ventilation. New broiler breeder house – In 2010 I was planning for an expansion of my operation and was searching ...


    By DACS A/S

  • Happy cows = better milk producers - Case Study

    Recycling areas: TyreVarious scrap Company name: Erri-Comfort A/S (Danish Genetics A/S) Located: Skærbæk, Danmark Erri-Comfort A/S was founded by veterinarians specialised in diseases of cattle. They aim at preventing diseases and improve production in dairy herds. They produce a great ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • USDA Comment Request: Draft Documents Related to GE Soybean Deregulation

    On, March 12, 2019, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the publication of two draft documents related to the potential deregulation of a soybean variety GE for increased yield and resistance to the herbicide glufosinate.  The draft documents are Draft Plant Pest Risk Assessment (PPRA) and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Animal waste categorisation

    Animal by-products (ABPs) are divided into 3 categories, based on the risks they pose. Category 1 ABPs – are classed as high risk. Carcasses and body ...

  • Farming Family proud - The Rankin Family

    Meet the Rankin family from Werrimull, Victoria. Don and Carolin Rankin own Broadacre – a 6000 acre property that’s been in the family for three ...


    By Pioneer Water Tanks

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