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GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Strong Growth in Egg Output Recorded in Africa and Oceania
Egg production in African countries has been increasing faster than the global rate, with Nigeria leading the league table of egg producers, reports industry analyst Terry Evans, while Australia continues to lead the field in Oceania....
Australian Egg Farms Meeting Challenge of Salmonella
Eliminating Salmonella on egg farms is impossible, so the risk to human health needs to be thoroughly managed and controlled....
Vaccinating to Reduce Risks from Chronic Respiratory Disease
Live F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum (FMG) vaccines are presently being used to help control field-strain chronic respiratory disease Mycoplasma gallisepticum outbreaks....
Poultry Health Basics – Planning Disease Prevention
Disease prevention focuses primarily on dedicated planning and sound management practices that keep infectious diseases out in the first place and stop non-infectious diseases before they start....
Finding New Methods to Detect Chicken Anaemia Virus
Chicken infectious anaemia has become an emerging threat to the poultry industry worldwide....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Individuals Eat Less Turkey
Few countries actually attempt to measure poultry consumption. In most instances the figures are not measures of the actual quantities consumed, but are estimates of the supplies available for consumption divided by estimates of the population, writes...
Managing Fly Infestations in Poultry and Pig Production
Did you know that fly infestations in pig and poultry buildings could be costing livestock farmers 10 per cent in lost growth rates and egg production? That could equate to over €10 (£8.50) per pig in extra feed requirement....
UK Avian Disease Emerging Threats Report: January-March 2015
The UK's avian disease emerging threats report for the first quarter of 2015 describes cases of enterococcal and streptococcal infections, colibacillosis of several types, and an unusual diagnosis of leucocis in chickens....
Economic Implications of the 2014-2015 Bird Flu
As the infection rate of avian influenza in the US slows, the economic implications could be only just beginning, write John Newton and Todd Kuethe from the University of Illinois' Farmdoc Daily project....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Turkey Trade Tops Million Tonnes
International trade in turkey meat amounts to around 1.1 million tonnes a year, or about six per cent of the total trade in poultry meat, writes industry analyst Terry Evans....
Reclaiming Feather Waste
Feathers could be another potential revenue stream for the poultry processing industry, according to a report from the Australian organisation Poultry CRC....
Higher Welfare, Biosecurity and Yields through Turkey Processing Automation
Over the past half century the turkey industry has seen significant changes in the methods used to harvest meat....
Bird Flu Rocking Heart of US Turkey Production Region
The US poultry sector and in particular the turkey sector has been rocked by incidents of avian influenza since the turn of the year....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Costs, Disease, and Lower Demand Hit Turkey Growth
In recent years higher production costs, disease outbreaks and lower consumer demand have made it difficult for the global turkey industry to expand since reaching its peak of almost 5.7 million tonnes in 2012, reports industry analyst, Terry Evans....
Spotlight on Turkey Research
Recent research has shed new light on the likely causes of foot pad dermatitis in turkeys, an alternative to antibiotics that improves growing bird performance and a new treatment that aims to improve breast meat quality....
 
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