Efficiency and health goes hand-in-hand for future poultry production
Modern poultry production systems are known as highly efficient compared to other livestock production systems. This efficiency is driven by:
- Performance (influenced by the birds’ genetic characteristics)
- Quality of the feed (influenced by ingredients, formulation & feed production techniques)
Over the past few decades, innovation and the application of new technologies in both genetic selection and feed production have lifted the benchmark in poultry production to a very high level.
However, such achievements have also introduced new challenges to the industry. Therefore, there is a need for even more research, innovation and creativity in advanced farming practices and the development of new feed materials.
Potential challenges and reliable solutions
In the field of poultry nutrition and feed technology, the most significant challenge is helping the birds to reach to their full genetic potential with minimum impact on their welfare and our environment. To overcome this challenge, we need to optimise the bird’s feed intake, keeping their gut healthy and functional, helping the bird’s immune system to function at its best and finally to make sure our action won’t cause any pollution to the precious environment that we live in.
Modern commercial broilers and turkeys have been selected for body weight gain...
Broiler chicks and turkey poults have the highest rate of gain early in life...
The genetic selection for increased bodyweight in broilers and turkey birds...
Poultry farming has an overall lower footprint than other livestock farming...
Health and enviroment
Here at AB Neo, we recognise that poultry production must use natural resources even more efficiently, it must mitigate and adapt to climate change, and reduce any environmental impacts.
AB Neo believes that the implementation of functional ingredients in balanced feed formulations will allow considerable improvements in production efficiency without a negative impact on the environment and without compromising the bird’s health and welfare.