Avian Advice: Index of Issues
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Avian Advice Vol.11, No. 2
• Chlorination/Acidification Affects Salmonella Contamination
• A 100-Flock Comparison of Broiler Feed Ticket Weights and On-Farm Feed Weights at the ABRF
• Poultry Litter Production and Associated Challenges
• Broiler Water Consumption

Avian Advice Vol.11, No. 1 -- (Spring 2009)
• Evaluation of Different Hydrogen Peroxide Products for Maintaining Adequate Sanitizing Residual in Water
• How Much Moisture Do Brooders Add To Poultry Houses?
• How Does Taste Influence Water Consumption in Broilers?

Avian Advice Vol. 10, No. 4 -- (Winter 2008)
• Effect of Incubating Poor Quality Broiler Breeder Hatching Eggs on Overall Hatchability and Hatch of Fertile
• Litter Preparation Between Flocks: Management is the Key
• Measuring Hatching Egg Shell Quality
• Cooling Broiler Chickens by Direct Sprinkling

Avian Advice Vol. 10, No. 3 -- (Fall 2008)
• Energy Efficiency Associated with Poultry House Lighting
• Evaluation of Water Acidification Products
• The Stress of Poultry Farming: Know How to Manage It
• Water: Identifying and Correcting Challenge

Avian Advice Vol. 10, No. 2 -- (Summer 2008)
• Skip-a-day and Everyday Feed Programs for Broiler Breeders in the hen house
• Understanding and Controlling Waterfowl
• Effects of Temperature Variation on On-farm Hatching Egg Holding Units in Commercial Broiler Breeder Flocks

Avian Advice Vol. 10, No. 1 -- (Spring 2008)
• Energy Use and Costs at the Applied Broiler Research Farm
• Gut Health - Is Anything More Important in Turkey Production?
• Runting-Stunting Syndrome in Broilers
• Weighing Broiler Breeder Females Post Feeding

Avian Advice Vol. 9, No. 4 -- (Winter 2007)
• Applied Broiler Research Farm Report: Production Results and Economic Returns Before and After Renovations
• Broiler Chicken Growth in Perspective
• Evaluation of Water Sanitizers
• Understanding and Controlling Feral Pigeaons (Columba livia )

Avian Advice Vol. 9, No. 3 -- (Fall 2007)
• Applied Broiler Research Farm Report: Propane and Electricity Usage One Year After Renovations
• E. coli, an Opportunist that causes Enteritis
• Understanding and Control of European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris)

Avian Advice Vol. 9, No. 2 -- (Summer 2007)
• Necrotic Enterititis
• Applied Broiler Research Farm Report: Electricity Usage Before and After Remodel
• Understanding and Control of House Sparrows (Passer domesticus)

Avian Advice Vol. 9, No. 1 -- (Spring 2007)
• In Search of the Ideal Water Line Cleaner
• Applied Broiler Research Farm Report: Propane Usage Before and After Remodel
• Feasability of On-Farm Broiler Litter Combustion
• Wild Bird Control: Why and How?

Avian Advice Vol. 8, No. 2 -- (Fall/Winter 2006)
• Decorative Trees and Shrubs Could Supplement Farm Income and Protect the Environment
• Clean Water Lines for Flock Health
• Poultry Producers at Environmental Crossroads
• Ammonia Emmissions Attracting Significant Attention

Avian Advice Vol. 8, No. 1 -- (Spring/Summer 2006)
• On-farm Egg-holding Temperatures for Commercial Broiler Breeders
• Factors Affecting Turkey Flock Performance
• Farm Animal Welfare Issues Affect Poultry Producers

Avian Advice Vol. 7, No. 3 -- (Fall/Winter 2005)
• Impact of Water Acidifiers on Microbial Loads in Poultry Drinking Water
• Coccidiosis and the Poultry Industry
• Nutrient Management: Air and Water Quality Issues
• Understanding and Controlling Ascites

Avian Advice Vol. 7, No. 2 -- (Spring 2005)
• Effects of Water Acidification on Turkey Performance
• Two New Programs: Premises Identification and the National Animal Identification System
• What are Bacteriophages?
• Bacteriophage: A Replacement for Antibiotics?
• Evaluation of Litter Treatments on Salmonella Recovery in Poultry Litter

Avian Advice Vol. 7, No. 1 -- (Winter 2005)
• Normal Birds - A Review of Avian Anatomy
• Windbreaks for Arkansas Poultry Farms
• Is Mold Growth Hurting Your Performance?

Avian Advice Vol. 6, No. 2 -- (Fall 2004)
• Shelterbelts: Has Their Time Come for Arkansas Poultry Producers?
• Effects of Water Acidification on Broiler Performance
• The Arkansas Surveillance Program for Exotic and Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza
• Strategies for Successful Turkey Products

Avian Advice Vol. 6, No. 1 -- (Spring 2004)
• Mortality Patterns Associated with Commercial Broiler Production
• Water Sanitation: Evaluation of Products
• Odor and Air Emissions from Poultry Facilities
• Arkansas Turkey Growers Face Variety of Challenges

Avian Advice Vol. 5, No. 4 -- (Winter 2003)
• Energy Costs Associated with Commercial Broiler Production
• Corona Virus Infections in Turkeys
• Animal Welfare Audits: What to Expect and How to be Prepared
• Broiler Nutrition, Feed Intake and Grower Economics

Avian Advice Vol. 5, No. 3 -- (Fall 2003)
• Nutrient Analysis of Poultry Litter and Possible Disposal Alternatives
• Sexing Chicks in the Backyard Flock
• Avian Reovirus Infections
• Water Intake: A Good Measure of Broiler Performance
• Exotic Poultry Diseases

Avian Advice Vol. 5, No. 2 -- (Summer 2003)
• Litter Amendments as a Tool for Optimizing Poultry House Clean Out
• Are Hummingbirds a Biosecurity Threat?
• Feed Intake Critical to Growth Rate of Turkeys
• Effect of Summer Heat Stress on Poultry Breeding Stock
• Applied Broiler Research Unit Performance Report

Avian Advice Vol. 5, No. 1 -- (Spring 2003)
• Brooding Chicks and Poults: Environmental Critical Control Points
• Breeder Flock Uniformity: How Important Is It?
• Nipple Drinker Management Critical to Broiler Performance
• Early Feed Intake and Bird Performance

Avian Advice Vol. 4. No. 4 -- (Winter 2002)
• The Biosecurity Issue
• Economic Consequences of Major Poultry Diseases
• Foreign Animal Diseases and the Poultry Industry
• A Short History of the Cleanup Costs Associated with Major Disease Outbreaks in the U.S.
• Biosecurity Practices for Arkansas Livestock
• The Office of International Epizootics
• Integrity and Rules of Practice for Veterinarians

Avian Advice Vol. 4. No. 3 -- (Fall 2002)
• Feed Antibiotics - Can We Get Along Without Them?
• Biology, Impact on Production and Control of the Northern Fowl Mite
• The Campaign for Quality Drinking Water Continues
• Egg Shell Mottling and Hatchability
• Applied Broiler Research Unit Performance Report
• Coming Events

Avian Advice Vol. 4. No. 2 -- (Summer 2002)
• Fertility and Embryonic Mortality in Breeders
• Infectious Laryngotracheitis
• Fascinate then Educate
• Litter Management: In and outside the poultry house
• Coming Events

Avian Advice Vol. 4. No. 1 -- (Spring 2002)
• Spreadsheet for Broiler Farm Economic Analyses
• Reproductive Biology of the Broiler Breeder Male
• Don't Let Rodents Nibble Away Your Profits
• Ventilation Considerations for Turkey Producers
• Applied Broiler Research Unit Performance Report

Avian Advice Vol. 3. No. 4 -- (Winter 2001-2002)
• Heating the Broiler House: Fuel or Bird Heat?
• Anthrax on the Poultry Farm
• Agroterrorism: Are You Prepared?
• Thinking About Stress and Disease in Turkeys
• West Nile Virus Encephalitis: An Emerging Infectious Disease
• Coming Events

Avian Advice Vol. 3, No. 3 -- (Late Summer 2001)
• A 10-Year Comparison of On-farm Feed Weights and Feed Truck Weights
• What Do Poultry Growers Think?
• Why Birds Grow Fast Without Hormones
• Management to Minimize Reduction in Fertility and Hatchability Late in Lay
• E.Coli Infections (Colibacillosis) in Poultry
• Applied Broiler Research Unit Performance Report
• Coming Events

Avian Advice: Vol. 3, No. 2 -- (Summer 2001)
• Beat the Heat! Be Prepared for Summer Flocks
• Caring for Hatching Eggs Prior to Incubation
• Mad Cow and You
• Should My Old Broiler Houses be Remodeled?
• Exotic Newcastle Disease and Other Foreign Animal Diseases
• Litter Conditioning for a Healthy Flock
• Heat Stress, Evaporative Cooling and Tunnel Ventilation
• Fun with Incubation

Avian Advice: Vol. 3, No. 1 -- (Spring 2001)
• Blackhead in Turkeys
• Importance of Breeder House Best Management Practices
• Factors affecting Feed Conversion in Broilers
• Feed Withdrawal in Broilers Prior to Harvest
• Applied Broiler Research Unit Performance Report
• Coming Events
• Improving Darkling Beetle Control in Poultry Facilities

Avian Advice: Vol. 2, No. 2 -- (Winter 2000)
• Avian Pox in Exhibition and Backyard Poultry
• New Poultry Specialist at the U of A
• Importance of Litter Quality to Broiler Producers
• Computers and Controllers
• Identification of Poultry Parasite Problems
• Biology and Control of Bed Bugs in Poultry Houses
• Water Quality Can Influence Poultry Performance
• Combating Floor and Slat Eggs in the Breeder House

Avian Advice: Vol. 2, No. 1 -- (Fall 2000)
• Avian Influenza: Always a threat in the fall
• Brooding Chicks in Colder Weather
• Mycoplasmosis--A Continued Threat
• How Much Litter do Broilers Produce?
• Savoy Broiler Unit Performance Report
• Low-Cost, Temporary Poultry Litter Storage
• U of A Poultry Extension Staff & Coming Events

Avian Advice Vol. 1, No. 1 -- (Fall 1999, Inaugural Edition)
• Naming of a Newsletter
• The Bio-Burner: A new tool in Poultry Sanitation
• Water - Do your birds have enough?
• Poultry Biosecurity
• Savoy Broiler Unit Performance Report