Recent updates about Poultry Welfare Category


3 ways to improve cage-free layer ventilation

Ventilation and management are key to providing birds with an environment that they can thrive in. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Improving meat quality through poultry performance

Strategies and tips for improving poultry meat quality through optimizing broiler performance. Sponsored by Cobb-Vantress. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Pulsed light technology could improve layer welfare

Pulsed alternating wavelength light technology can increase layer productivity and welfare, leading to improvements in temperament, feed conversion and livability, as well as increased case weights Source: Poultry Welfare

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Make sure your barroom buddy isn’t an animal activist

It’s probably already a good rule of thumb to be careful regarding just who you befriend if you frequent bars. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Welfare focus is changing broiler growing in Europe

Learn how broiler producers in Europe are improving some bird welfare outcomes. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Nicholas Kristof's chicken column misses the mark

A recent op-ed piece published in the New York Times is below the standards of that organization, and its author, and does a disservice to its readers and the industry it criticizes by ...


Why broilers need darkness everyday

Commercial broiler birds may not spend enough time in the dark. At least four hours of darkness a day should be provided for the best performance. Source: Poultry Welfare

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COVID’s effect on line speed waiver recipients

Increasing line speed is not as simple as flipping a switch, especially in the age of COVID-19. It requires careful attention to each station on the processing line and validation that food safety ...


Transferring beneficial poultry genes within one generation

The U.K.’s Roslin Institute has demonstrated an efficient way of introducing beneficial characteristics from one chicken breed to another within just a single generation. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Transferring beneficial poultry genes within one generation

The U.K.’s Roslin Institute has demonstrated an efficient way of introducing beneficial characteristics from one chicken breed to another within just a single generation. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Transferring beneficial poultry genes within one generation

The U.K.’s Roslin Institute has demonstrated an efficient way of introducing beneficial characteristics from one chicken breed to another within just a single generation. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Data is Power

Poultry producers have an immense amount of data at their fingertips. The challenge, however, is generating value from collected data. Cumberland has created a series of videos that explore how poultry producers can ...