Impacts of heat stress on livestock
This summary from Deltavit’s experts summarises its impact on animal comfort, performance and profitability.
Goose selection: animal welfare, health safety and performance
For many years, Grimaud Frères has been selecting different lines of geese breeders for the commercialization of day-old goslings of several types: white geese for the French roasting market or for the international market, grey...
A simplified guinea fowl market for an improved service
An offer adapted to the market: French production is the main driver of the guinea fowl market with a segmentation varying between standard, label, organic and farmers market. Since the 1980s, production in France has...
How does Grimaud Frères enrich the farming environment?
To enrich the living environment of animals, Grimaud Frères regulates and changes many parameters which aim to reproduce natural conditions and behaviours. Enrichment is a source of animal welfare and increased farm yields.
Duck and live microorganisms (Probiotics)
When you are involved to increase your Day Old Duck quality, many ways are possible: hatchery management, vitamins & microelements in breeders. Discover the special rol of Probiotics changing the microbiota to a healthy one!
To guarantee the productivity of commercial ducklings, Grimaud Frères continuously improves the health of parent stock.
Vaccination and control of the environment, feed and drinking water of the parent stock allows Grimaud Frères to continuous improve the health and thus the productivity of commercial ducklings sold around the world.
The 4 pillars for biosecurity in a duck building
Biosecurity in duck buildings depends on 4 essential pillars from the cleaning of the empty building to the respect of sanitary instructions while ducks are in. The whole preparation period before receiving the animals should...
Parental assignment in geese: efficient selection, respectful of animal welfare
The selection of palmipeds, meat pigeons and hatching are Grimaud Frères core business. Its expertise as a goose breeder is recognised throught the award of the approval of the SYSAAF.
The risks of self-renewal
Self-renewal is using the birds of one’s own breeding stock, dedicated to meat production, as breeding animals. Is this really advantageous ?