Essays about: "poultry production"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the words poultry production.

  1. 1. The broiler production systems of Sweden and the United States : a comparison of the processing systems andhealth and welfare programs

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : DenaMarie Bengtsson; [2021]
    Keywords : animal welfare; antibiotics; automation in poultry production; breeders; broilers; conventional broilers; feed; hatcheries; organic broilers; poultry production; poultry slaughter; poultry vaccines;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to research broiler production in Sweden and the United States and to evaluate their processing systems as well as their health and welfare regulations. Sweden produces 110 million broilers a year and the United States produces 9 billion broilers a year. READ MORE

  2. 2. Insect feed for future : perceived pros and cons of insects as feed inSwedish conditions

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Diana Saeed; Ebba Seijbold Dalla-Santa; [2021]
    Keywords : Black Soldier Fly; circular system; feed industry; legislation; stakeholders; yellow mealworm;

    Abstract : A current challenge that Sweden is handling is the amount of food loss and food waste. One way to reuse food waste efficiently is to convert it to feed for insects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Livestock-MRSA in Danish Pig Farms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Mona Tykesson Klubien; [2021]
    Keywords : GIS; epidemiology; MRSA; Denmark; pig production; logistic regression; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This study looks at factors contributing to LA-MRSA prevalence in Danish pig farms. LA-MRSA is a pathogenic bacteria that are resistant to methicillin (penicillin) and tetracycline antibiotics found in livestock such as pigs, poultry and cattle. READ MORE

  4. 4. Feeding brown algae and brown algae extracts from Saccharina Latissima to Broiler breeders : effects on transfer of antibodies and nutrients from hen to egg

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Stina Kling; [2021]
    Keywords : broiler; broiler breeder; brown algae; Saccharina Latissima; laminarin; prebiotic; transfer; antibodies; nutrients; iodine; chicken; egg quality;

    Abstract : Brown algae and extracts of algae have been proved to have prebiotic effects. Seaweeds grow very fast and underwater. This is good from a sustainable point of view since algae do not need fertilizers, freshwater or agricultural land for growth. Brown algae is rich in nutrients, vitamins and minerals, and has an especially high content of iodine. READ MORE

  5. 5. To be a chick mother : variation in maternal care and its effect on chick behavioural development

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Linnéa Christenson; [2021]
    Keywords : maternal behaviour; natural broodiness; induced broodiness; social ranking; hen chick interaction; chick behavioural development; poultry; layers; feather peck;

    Abstract : In Swedish poultry production today over 7 million chicks are incubated, housed and reared without maternal care. Studies indicate that chicks behavioural development and welfare may benefit from hen maternal care and potentially maternal care could be artificially provided in the commercial situation. READ MORE