News tagged with poultry

Arsenic in field runoff linked to poultry litter

Fields amended with poultry litter can accumulate significant levels of arsenic, according to studies by USDA-Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and associates. These findings provide key information about the ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Environment
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Better Beans Mean Better Health for All

(PhysOrg.com) -- Beans that add pleasing tastes and textures to chili, soups, and other favorite dishes may tomorrow be an even better source of an essential nutrient -- iron. That's a goal of Agricultural Research Service ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Other
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Knowing When Poultry Goes Foul

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mom's trusty nose may be good, but researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have gone her one better by designing an instrument that quickly and precisely sniffs trace amounts of ...

dateApr 14, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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Rescuing male turkey chicks

A novel approach to classify the gender of six-week-old turkey poults could save millions of male chicks from being killed shortly after birth, according to Dr. Gerald Steiner from the Dresden University of Technology in ...

dateNov 23, 2009 in Biochemistry
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