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E. coli in Poultry: What is it?

Escherichia coli, or E. coli is distributed among poultry of all ages. The Escherichia bacteria is a natural inhabitant of the gut in poultry and most other animals. Normally, it is kept in check by other bacterium in the gut, but if large colonies form it can cause severe discomfort, illness, and mortality. E. coli is […]

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The Antibiotic Free Diet – How does it work?

The antibiotic free diet is the most important factor in maintaining bird performance without the use of antibiotics. It is imperative that birds receive a high-quality, balanced diet. The use of poorly digestible ingredients runs the risk of poor bird performance and bacterial overgrowth with subsequent disease and intestinal disorders. Bacteria need protein to grow […]

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Rearing Antibiotic Free Chicks: Give them the Best Start

With consumers and welfare groups pushing for antibiotic free production of poultry products, farmers are faced with many obstacles. How can farmers reduce antibiotic dependence and still remain profitable? It’s a challenge, for sure, but there has been a flood of research to solve the problem. Scientists and nutrition experts have found that the birds’ gut […]

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VAL-CO®’s Horizon® Whole House Controller Wins the ASABE AE50 Award – Deemed One of the Year’s Most Innovative Products

VAL-CO®’s Horizon® Whole House Controller Wins the ASABE AE50 Award – Deemed One of the Year’s Most Innovative Products

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VAL-CO® Begins Distribution of Valli Cages

VAL-CO® Begins Distribution of Valli Cage Systems in the US Market, Including Enriched/Enrichable Layer and Broiler Cages

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