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IPPE Offers Range of Educational Programmes to Visitors
The International Production & Processing Expo is hosting a variety of free education programmes to visitors to the exhibition at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta....
Factors Contributing to Poultry House Structural Failures
Advice on the proper construction of poultry houses - focusing on the foundations, roof and trusses - to withstand the elements for a long and trouble-free life from Dr Sid Thompson, Michael Czarick and Dr John Worley from the Biological and Agricultural...
How Will New Inspection Rules Affect US Poultry Plants?
Controversial new rules from the USDA to change the system of poultry meat inspection in the US came into effect on 20 October 2014....
Oxford Real Farming Conference 2015 Offered Alternative Solutions
Now in its sixth year, the Oxford Real Farming Conference has become a fixture of the UK's agricultural calendar, reports Sarah Hulbert....
Evaluation of Deoiled Distiller's Dried Grains with Solubles for Broilers
Broilers can perform adequately with a diet including low-oil distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS), according to a new study at Auburn University, but researchers warn that the diet may be more expensive due to the lower energy contribution of...
Using Robots to Get More Food from Raw Materials
Can an industrial robot succeed both at removing the breast fillet from a chicken, and at the same time get more out of the raw materials? This is one of the questions to which researchers working on the CYCLE project now have the answer....
How to Feed Nine Billion People Sustainably
Becoming self-sufficient in food production – what better way is there for countries to sustainably feed their growing populations? But, scratch the surface of this potential solution, and it does not really stack up, according to Dr Peter Barnard,...
China's Food Self-sufficiency Policy
It is unlikely China will be able to maintain self-sufficiency on all major agrifood commodities, according to Matthew Hyde and Faraz Syed in the latest Agricultural Commodities quarterly report from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource...
GB Emerging Threats Report: Avian Diseases: July-September (Q3) 2014
Among the new and emerging diseases reported are blackhead (histomonosis) in chickens and turkeys, an unusual form of blackhead in partridges, suspected goose parvovirus infection and respiratory cryptosporidiosis in red grouse....
Study of Kampung Chicken Resistance to Salmonella enteritidis
A new study from Indonesia reveals that the local Kampung chicken are resistant to Salmonella enteritidis infection, which makes their eggs more suitable for a local speciality made with raw eggs....
Repairing Corroded Sidewall Metal
Metal sidewall issues can increase the cost of heating the house and adversely impact broiler performance. Dennis Brothers of the National Poultry Technology Center at Auburn University College of Agriculture explains how to maintain the building by repairing...
GB Emerging Threats Report: Avian Diseases: April-June (Q2) 2014
Among the highlights included in this quarterly report from the Animal Health & Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) are H4N6 low-pathogenic avian flu virus infections in chickens, enterococcal and streptococcal infections in broilers,ILT in broiler...
Questions and Answers on Highly Pathogenic H5N8 Avian Influenza
A summary of current knowledge on the H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
Future of Poultry Nutrition: How to Feed Chickens More Sustainably
Finding solutions to the challenge of producing poultry more sustainably was the theme of a recent conference in the UK. The meeting explored all aspects of sustainability – economics, environment and ethics. Feed accounts for a high proportion of the...
New Poultry Enterprise Helps Sustain Rural Families in Brazil
Brazilian farms can be made more sustainable by integrating poultry and beef cattle production, explains Murilo Quintiliano of Food Animal Initiative (FAI) Brazil....
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