April 2022 issue


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IPSS pioneers cage-free egg production in Indonesia
Inti Prima Satwa Sejahtera (IPSS) has adopted a cage-free farming system for its layers, as consumers are paying more attention to the credentials of the food they buy, Roby Tjahya Dharma Gandawijaya tells MELIYANA. 

Kee Song targets larger market share with new products
Singapore-based Kee Song Group is eyeing a bigger market share with its broiler farm and will venture into green feed production and more value-added chicken products, RAJESWARI RAMANEE learns.

Automating egg intake in hatchery offers higher hatchability, profits
Thai startup UpSquare Technology offers smart digital solutions for layer farms to help Automation increases hatchability by a minimum 2%, Teddy Chandra tells ARIEF FACHRUDIN.

IBH: Emerging and not widely diagnosed
Inclusion body hepatitis (IBH) can infect breeders, broilers, and layers. Transmitted vertically and horizontally, this disease can cause sudden onset of mortality up to 30%, writes MELIYANA and the Asian Agribiz team.

From hatching to farm – ensuring good quality chick 
ALVIN ARUCAN explains that routine and accurate weighing gives vital data and is a KNovogen’s technical hatchery team discusses control measures to maintain chick quality from the hatchery to farm that can get them off to the right start.

Strategies to reduce heat stress in broilers
JOSEPH NG recommends management strategies, aimed to alleviate the negative effects of heat stress by maintaining feed and water intake, and electrolyte balance and supplementing with micronutrients to satisfy specific needs during hot seasons.

The use of alternative feed ingredients – the road ahead
With the ongoing growth of the poultry industry, future requirements for traditional feed ingredients (corn and soybean meal) cannot be met. RAVI RAVINDRAN reviews the limiting factors and precise feed formulation strategies to maximize the use of alternative feed ingredients and overcome their nutritional challenges in poultry diets.

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