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ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 4th September 2008
Thursday 4th September 2008
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Welcome to this week's newsletter

* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 6 new features this week:

UK Poultry and Poultrymeat Statistics - August 2008
By Defra. This monthly publication combines the UK Hatcheries Survey and Poultry Slaughterhouse Survey results together with other Defra statistics, and trade data.
Canadian Poultry and Egg Statistics - April - June 2008
By Statistics Canada - This publication provides data on the production, supply and disposition and value of Canadian poultry meat and eggs for Q2 2008
Weighing Broiler Breeder Females Post-Feeding
By R. Keith Bramwell, Jon R. Moyle, Doug E. Yoho and Bob S. Harper, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture. Published in Avian Advice, Spring 2008, Volume 10, No. 1. The conclusions have important implications for both the timing of weighing and how many birds to weigh for optimum breeder flock management.
Management Practices on Small Enterprise Chicken Operations in the US
This report is a reference of management practices on small enterprise chicken operations in the United States in 2007. It is a co-operative effort between two US Department of Agriculture (USDA) agencies: the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).
Thailand: Poultry and Products Annual Report 2008
Thailand's broiler meat production is predicted to grow by 6-8 per cent in 2008 and 2009, due mainly to increased export demand, according to Sakchai Preechajarn, Agricultural Specialist from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). Despite rising production costs, the industry remains healthy in 2008 due to its ability to pass increased costs on to consumers at home and overseas.
JAPFA Means Business in Vietnam
Vietnam's livestock industry is growing rapidly and the feed industry, hardly surprisingly, is doing the same, writes Stuart Lumb.
Cobb 700 - The most breast meat at the lowest cost
* Company News

Interest in Hubbard's 'Mini' Breeders and its M99 Male
TUNISIA - Like in any other country in the world, the Tunisian poultry industry is also facing the increased cost of feed ingredients and as a consequence, the feed cost per kilo of chicken meat.
Groupe Grimaud Creates New Layer Breeding Company, Novogen
FRANCE - Groupe Grimaud has established a new company, Novogen, focusing on the genetic selection and distribution of layer breeding stock.
EggAnalyzer™ Gains Ground In U.S. Commercial Egg Industry And Research Areas
US - EggTester.Com has announced that a laboratory of the Agriculture Research Service, an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), has purchased an EggAnalyzer.
* Global Poultry Industry News


 » BIRD FLU: Click here for this weeks news
 » OIE Receives Two More AI Reports
 » New Book on Bird Flu Published
 » Report on Bird Flu Effects on Consumer Behaviour
 » WPSA Appoints New General Secretary

More on Ross Breeders, part of Aviagen
   United States

 » Ready-to-Cook Weight Up 6 Percent from Last Year
 » FSIS: Generic Approval for COOL Issued
 » Learning About Animal Welfare Online
 » Shell Eggs Broken Up 10 Per Cent from Last Year
 » Biofuel Mandate Fueling Disaster
 » Town Rallies Against Proposed Chicken Hatchery
 » Poultry Vaccines Also Likely to Improve Human Health
 » Weekly Outlook: Crop Size and Energy Prices
 » International Egg and Poultry Review
 » FSIS: Food Safety Assessment Conducted
 » Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
 » Manhattan: The Ideal Location for NBAF?


 » Uplift of Livestock NWFP Govt's Top Priority


 » Coccidia in Broilers Found to Be Increasing

   Russian Federation

 » 19 US Poultry Companies Banned from Exports

   United Kingdom

 » Sales Slump in the Organic Egg Market
 » UFU Pressing for Drop in Livestock Feed Prices
 » 'Eggs Factor' Regional Winner
 » Poultry Farms Threatened by Rising Costs and EU Rules
 » Conference to Explore Microbiological Issues
 » Gary Parsons 'Eggs Factor' Winner of the South!
 » Enzyme Technology for Pigs and Poultry


 » Leading Producer Faces Uncertain Future
 » Dubious Imports Undermine Irish Chicken Production
 » Feed Costs and Labelling Loopholes Hurt Producers
 » Government Committed to COOL for Poultry
 » Irish Ag Minister Comments on Cappoquin Chickens


 » Chicken Exporters Call for Raised Quotas

   United Arab Emirates

 » Price of Fresh Chicken to Go Up

   Viet Nam

 » Breeders Encumbered by Epidemics and Disasters


 » Price of Day-Old Broiler Chick Leaps

   Korea, South

 » Antibiotics for Feeding Animals to Be Banned


 » Plasson Sales Rising


 » Illegal Chicken Abattoir Finally Shut Down

   Hong Kong

 » Retailer Prosecuted for Breach of Poultry Ban

More information about Nobilis 4-91 at

 » Chinese Poultry to Reappear in EU Markets


 » Provimi Strengthens Its Position in Latin America


 » Capiz Livestock and Poultry Inventory
 » Export of Meat and Poultry Products Possible


 » Hungerit Stops Goose Liver Enterprise


 » Downward Pressure on Feed Grain Prices Reported
 » CFHS Says Gov 'Shirking' Welfare Responsiblitity


 » Cehave Sells Stake in Poulty Processor

   European Union

 » Report: Task Force on Zoonoses Data Collection
 » EU Parliament Votes Against Animal Clones

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