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ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 28th August 2008

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Thursday 28th August 2008
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Welcome to this week's newsletter

* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 5 new features this week:

Encouraging Hens to Lay in Nests
The occurrence of non-nest eggs (floor and slat eggs) will lead to increased labour requirements, reduced hatching egg quality and a potential reduction in hatch and chick quality. Understanding the reasons why eggs are laid outside the nests and what can be done to minimise them is important if chick output is to be maximised. By Ricardo Valle, Regional Technical Manager of Aviagen in Brazil.
Organic Egg Production with Big Dutchman Poultry House
An organic egg farmer in northern England has achieved success in layer management with a combination of football, music and a Natura Compact poultry house.
Runting-Stunting Syndrome in Broilers
By F. Dustan Clark and Frank T. Jones, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture and published in Avian Advice, Spring 2008.
Windrow Composting of Poultry Carcasses
By Al Dam (Provincial Poultry Specialist), Bill Groot Nibbelink (Livestock Regulatory Affairs Specialist) and Daniel Ward (Engineer, Poultry Structures and Environment), all from Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food And Rural Affairs (OMAFRA).
Nothing but the Fats - Facts, That is
Canada was the first country to introduce mandatory labelling of trans fats in foods. The latest issue of Chicken Farmer newsletter from Chicken Farmers of Canada explains what trans fats are and how they affect human health.
Paracox-5 Coccidiosis vaccine
* Company News

Web Seminar on Controlling Salmonella in Poultry
UK - Intervet/Schering Plough animal health is broadcasting a web seminar focusing on the control of Salmonella in poultry.
Aviagen Strengthens European Customer Support Team
SCOTLAND - Aviagen has announced the appointment of Richard Mackie, who is currently Head of UK GP Operations, to the newly-created role of Head of Customer Operations.
Latin America’s Most Modern Hatchery to be Built
PERU - Avícola As de Oro, a Peruvian broiler and breeder rearing company, has enlisted Petersime’s support in building its new hatchery in Lima.
* Global Pig Industry News

Colony Nest 2+ from Big Dutchman
 »  BIRD FLU: Click here for this weeks news
 » Goldman Sachs Buys Chinese Poultry Farms
 » Study Describes Campylobacter Genetics
 » Avícola As de Oro To Build Modern Hatchery


 » Proposal for Sustainable Production

   United States

 » CME: USDA Reports at a Glance
 » Hormel Foods Reports Q3 Results
 » Food Label Terminology
 » Meat and Poultry Inspection Meetings Next Week
 » July Egg Production Up Slightly
 » Manure Management Web Resource Available
 » USPOULTRY Gives $250,000 to Egg Producers
 » International Egg and Poultry Review
 » ADM, Deere, Monsanto Join on Corn Stover Research
 » Sanderson Farms Reports Q3 Results of Fiscal 2008
 » Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report


 » Cameroon Govt. Funds Re-Launch of Poultry Sector

   United Kingdom

 » Scottish College Introduces New Poultry Course
 » An Eye on Antimicrobial Sales
 » Chicken and Mackerel Taken Off Shelves
 » Study: Fewer Migrant Workers Destabilising Factor
 » Two-egg Diet Cracks Cholesterol Issue
 » Chickens, Globalisation and the Forest King


 » Farmers Demand Financial Support


 » A Scientific Approach to Bird Welfare
 » A New Tool in the Fight against Bird Flu
 » The O’Kane Review of the CRC Program

   Korea, North

 » Bird Flu Situation 'Resolved'
Merial Gallimune Flu H5N9

 » Reason for Maple Leaf's Product Recall Confirmed
 » Formation of Alberta's Livestock and Meat Agency
 » Disruptions in Food Marketing Patterns Possible


 » Government Takes the Fall for Rising Egg Prices
 » Tough Times Set for Indian Poultry Sector

   European Union

 » New Technologies Examine Muscle Fibre
 » Schering-Plough and Pfizer Merger Approved
 » Are Cloned Animals Next on the Menu?

   Serbia and Montenegro

 » Healthy Food from Farm to Fork

   New Zealand

 » NZ Annual Welfare Report Released


 » ARMM: Halal Certification Standards Approved
Hatchery automation systems from Pas Reform

 » Chicken Costs Impacted by High Feed Prices

   Russian Federation

 » Russia Likely to Cut Pork and Poultry Import Quotas


 » Kurdistan's Poultry Production Capacity Falling

That's all for this week!


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