The drop in temperatures and change in seasons brings new challenges to caring for the birds entrusted to your care.
Cold temperatures are the number one cause of stress during brooding, meaning extra care must be taken to get chicks off to a good start.
The seasonal movement of migratory waterfowl can put poultry flocks at risk for exposure to Avian Influenza (AI) and other poultry diseases, making biosecurity critical.
For best practices, reference the Management and Housing resources on FarmWithTyson.com and listed below:
- Brooding for Performance
- Crop Check Field Guide
- Is Poor Drinker Management Costing You Fuel Dollars?
- Maximizing air movement over the entire bird during hot weather
- Poultry Housing Tips – Bird Migration
- Vertical Integration in the Poultry Industry
- 6 Top Tips for Best Tunnel Cooling
- Avoiding Snow Disaster
- Diesel Fuel Consumption Chart for Generators
- Get Ready for Hot Weather Now
- Hot Circuit Breaker? A Fan is NOT the Solution
- Increasing Evaporative Cooling Pad Set Temperatures
- NPTC Poultry Farm Generator Service Tip
- Poultry Lighting Advances (Video)
- Poultry Ventilation and Housing
- PTC Poultry House Lighting Tips – Energy Efficient Bulb Dimming (Video)
- Summertime Tune-up Checklists
- Testing Poultry Houses for Tightness (Video)
- Will Your Standby Generator Stand Up?