Projects include developing gene chip to select lower-stress sows, genomics-derived assay for coccidiosis management in poultry.
National Science Foundation awards $2.5m research grant that aims to better understand, predict avian flu in people, wild birds and poultry.
Hendrix Genetics joins IMAGEN project that aims to combine sensing and artificial intelligence with animal breeding to improve livestock health and welfare.
Company seeks swine producers to run commercial trials.
Many poultry companies now aim to produce without using antibiotics or at least to limit their use to therapeutic purposes only.
Localized thermal environment within cage-free egg production systems may affect bird distribution.