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Top 10 Poultry Technology Trends of 2022 (So Far)

Here are the 10 most read articles on new poultry technology in the first half of 2022

1. 16 poultry technologies to watch in 2022 (blog)

Elizabeth Doughman: The New Year is a time to look ahead. Technological advances could help the poultry industry meet challenges related to worker safety and labor shortages, broiler production, processing, rearing and laying operations .

2. Hydrogen peroxide promises to disinfect hatcheries

Research from the University of Georgia shows that the use of dry hydrogen peroxide could be a viable alternative to disinfecting poultry hatcheries using formaldehyde fogging.

3. 2 Potential Antibiotic Alternatives for Use in Poultry

The search for an alternative to antibiotics to treat poultry disease may be over. Advances in research have identified several possible replacement therapies.

4. Super doses of copper in feed can benefit the gut of poultry

Providing copper supplementation above the nutritional level could help optimize gut structure and function and balance the microbiome of poultry, leading to improvements in growth performance of broilers without antibiotics.

5. Nanovaccine could prevent future bird flu epidemics

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine have developed a mosaic nanovaccine designed to target current and future variations of avian flu.

6. Insect proteins provide health and welfare benefits for poultry

Insect farming could be a practical, economical and sustainable approach to creating a high-value alternative protein produced for use in poultry feed.

7. Is it time to change our strategy against bird flu?

Massive vaccination of commercial poultry against bird flu could be the best way to prevent future outbreaks, University of Sydney researchers wrote in Science.

8. Study examines stunning methods and wing damage

A study from Auburn University indicated that more wing damage may occur in systems that use controlled atmosphere stunning than systems that use electrical water bath stunning.

9. Egg Yolk Feed Additive May Boost Immune Response in Poultry

Adding egg yolk to feed could help poultry naturally prevent diseases such as necrotic enteritis and optimize production performance.

10. British researchers are developing a potential bird flu vaccine

A new vaccine could protect chickens against future outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) at hatch.