Nutrition 101

Humans have over 10,000 taste buds, chickens 20-30. As a poultry nutritionist I do not worry that the chickens will not like the taste of the feed, I worry that because the only feed they get is from the recipes I make that the feed meets all their nutritional needs. As in humans, chickens require energy, protein, vitamins, and […]

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Antibiotic Use in Chicken Production

Chickens are vulnerable to two particular infections, necrotic enteritis which is caused by clostridia and coccidiosis which is caused by a protozoa (think of bugs so small they cannot be seen without a microscope). A chicken is always affected to some degree by these two organisms and if the infection is severe both diseases result in high mortality. We […]

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