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ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 21st August 2008
Thursday 21st August 2008
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We have 5 new features this week:

Hatching at High Altitudes
By Pas Reform. The effects of hatching at high altitude on hatchability and chick quality depend largely on the altitude at which the hatching eggs are produced - and how the hatchery manager adjusts the incubation programme.
Research Paves the Way for Improved Animal Health and Productivity
Understanding how inherited characteristics relate to specific genomes will eventually allow researchers to develop tools that can be used to guide animal breeding, selection and management decisions, writes Laura McGinnis and colleagues at the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS).
US Poultry Outlook Report - August 2008
By USDA Economic Research Service - This article is an extract from the August 2008: Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook Report, highlighting global poultry industry data by Richard Stillman.
World Agricultural Production - August 2008
This report prepared by the USDA FAS International Production Assessment Branch reflects official USDA estimates released in the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE-460) August, 2008.
US Feed Outlook
By ERS USDA. This monthly report examines supply, use, prices, and trade for feed grains, including supply and demand prospects in major importing and exporting countries. Focuses on corn; also contains information on sorghum, barley, oats and hay.
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Hubbard Polska Technical Seminar Welcomed 150 Participants
POLAND - On 4-5 June, Hubbard Polska organised its 17th Hubbard Technical Seminar for the Polish poultry industry in Podlesice. It was attended by more than 150 participants, representing the majority of the parent stock and broilers farmers, hatcheries, processing plants and feed companies, from all over the country.
Aviagen Begins Construction on Europe's Largest Grandparent Hatchery
SCOTLAND - As part of its ongoing investment programme, the Aviagen Group have announced the building of a new grandparent hatchery in Hilbersdorf near Dresden in eastern Germany.
* Global Pig Industry News


 » BIRD FLU: Click here for this weeks news
 » Avian Breakthough in Sight
 » Cham Foods Plans JV in US
 » Study Shows Genetic Selection Improves Meat Quality
 » Uganda Now to Export Poultry to Kenya
 » Dacheng Wins Initial Judgment over Lysine to US


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   United Kingdom

 » Premature Comment No Basis for Poultry Slaughter Policy
 » Welfare Group Calls for End to Live Bird Shackling
 » Poultry Products Poison Cattle
 » British Poultry Industry Faces Criticism
 » 'Fresh & Tasty' Hard Boiled Eggs Launched
 » Organic Egg Producer Price Slumps

   United States

 » Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
 » Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report
 » Weekly Outlook: Mixed Signals for Corn and Soybean Prices
 » International Egg and Poultry Review
 » Poultry Industry: Government's Corn Estimates Optimistic
 » Voters Do Not Understand Proposition 2
 » Legal Case to Influence How Lawmakers Address Water Pollution
 » Ethanol Concerns Livestock and Poultry Producers
 » Koch Foods Lay-offs Blamed on Rising Water Costs
 » New Poultry Facility Construction Approved
 » More Arrests over Immigration Violations
 » Poultry Supervisors Plead Guilty
 » Cargill Reports Q4 and Fiscal 2008 Earnings
 » NBAF Would Protect Kansas Livestock
 » Trees Reduce Odours and Emissions from Farms
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 » Advice on Bird Flu Surveillance


 » Poultry Industry Angered by Brazil's Import Claims
 » Retail Egg Prices Reach All-Time High
 » Ban Poultry Imports, NECC Tells Government


 » Kuwait Stops Egg Shipments


 » Changes Ahead in Egg Market


 » Grains Council Helps Rebuild Iraqi Poultry Industry


 » Plentiful Feed Grains Help Boost Pork and Poultry Output
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   Russian Federation

 » ALPI Reveals Poultry Plant Plans

   United Arab Emirates

 » Sharjah Embarks Upon Egg Production Project


 » Meat Plant Closes Following Salmonella Link


 » Endangered Breed May Have Been Wiped Out in Sinop


 » Maple Leaf Recalls Precautionary Measures'


 » Lawyer Fights Farmers on Animal Welfare

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