broiler


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broiler

a young (about 8 weeks old) male or female chicken weighing 3 to 3.5 lb.
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This gives Cargill the opportunity to test diets through the entire broiler cycle from breeder production to hatching performance, all the way to market age," said Roland Koedijk, PhD, Cargill's global poultry technology leader.
For carcass analysis, the experimental unit was each broiler and there were 30 replicate birds per treatment.
Major production of broiler farming, feed mills, hatcheries etc are in the surrounding districts of Lahore and the office of poultry director should be in Lahore instead of Rawalpindi.
Since 1998, all broiler chicken flocks in Denmark have been tested for Campylobacter spp.
Broiler litter (on which day-old Marshall broilers had been raised for 4 weeks) was collected from a deep litter house at a poultry farm.
The broiler industry would secure an additional 36 000 tons of feed per year for Feedmaster and would contribute to the financial viability of a new feed mill.
This could be attributed to improving the diet palatability and increasing the amounts of feed intake due to adding poultry fat to broiler chick diets.
The report added: "Prices for corn, which accounts for 55-60 percent of broiler feed, from January through June jumped 25 percent from the same period the year before to RMB1,970 ($291) per metric ton (MT).
Based on the materials and documents impounded during the search and inspection of PPA's offices, the information available on PPA's website, and the documents and information received from PPA, Poultry Research Institute and the undertakings involved in poultry business, the inquiry committee concluded in the inquiry report that there is, prima facie, cartelisation in all markets of day-old chicks, poultry feed, broiler chicken, eggs and grandparent stock in violation of Section 4(1) of the ordinance.
They found that the air that gathers in broiler house attics can be as much as 7[degrees]C (20[degrees]F) warmer than the air outside.
Peterson Farms of Decatur has begun negotiations with Simmons Foods of Siloam Springs for the sale of its integrated broiler operations.