ARS collection provides researchers and animal breeders with genetic stock to address potential emerging diseases, fertility problems or changing consumer demands.
Egg farmers have tried variety of cage-free housing designs and equipment, but air quality still a challenge in these systems.
International research team develops public database with information about 174 chicken breeds.
Combined sensor, “-omics” approach shows promise in developing a breeding program to select against complex behavioral traits.
Purdue joins international team developing alternatives to antibiotics for livestock production, particularly Pakistan's poultry industry.
Exposing laying hens to UV light may increase in vitamin D levels in eggs three- to four-fold.
Agreement starts close technical cooperation between companies in U.S. market.