Investigating Brucellosis: Prevalence and attitudes

Researchers from the Royal Veterinary College in the UK and Kafrelsheikh University in Egypt look at brucellosis in Egypt, its prevalence, risk factors and livestock owners' knowledge, attitudes and practices

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Incubation conditions affect broiler leg strength

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Initial findings show measurable effects on broiler leg strength from alterations in temperature and humidity during incubation.

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Small-scale dairy production: a way out of poverty

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 New study assesses global perspectives for smallholder milk production

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Economics of broiler production

MOST PEOPLE LOGICALLY assume that birds show improved performance with increased space, but it is the enhanced environment that should automatically arise from greater available space which is the crucially important factor.


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New dairy breed

AT A RECENT Ol Kalou Agricultural Fair, in Kenya’s Highlands, one stand elicited much interest to the local farming community. A recently introduced German dual purpose breed Fleckvieh became a darling of local dairy farmers.They have been seeking information on how they can introduce it to their herds.

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