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ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 11th September 2008
Thursday 11th September 2008
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Welcome to this week's newsletter

* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 5 new features this week:

World Meat Congress 2008
This provides links to reports from the World Meat Congress held in Cape Town, South Africa, this week. Within each article listed below is a link to the full report written by ThePoultrySite Senior Editor, Chris Harris.
Latest USDA Poultry and Products Annual Reports 2008
This provides links to the latest poultry industry data from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service GAIN Annual Reports for 2008.
Runting/Stunting/Cystic Enteritis Syndrome
By John A. Smith, DVM, MS, MAM, ACVIM, ACPV, Director of Health Services of Fieldale Farms Corp. and presented at the North Carolina Broiler Supervisor's Short Course Conference.
Gut Health: Is Anything More Important in Turkey Production?
By Jim Plyler (Consultant, Turkey Health & Specialties LLC.) and Susan Watkins (Division of Agriculture, University of Arkansas) and published in Avian Advice Spring 2008 from the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.
New Method for Calculating 2009 Meat and Poultry Import Quotas
USDA Foreign Agricultural Service GAIN Report by Erik Hansen, Mikhail Maksimenko and Cynthia Barmore.

Merial Gallimune Flu H5N9
* Company News

New General Manager for Aviagen
SCOTLAND - Aviagen has announced that Graeme Dear has been appointed to the position of General Manager of Aviagen Ltd.
Aviagen Appoints New European Planning Manager
SCOTLAND - Aviagen has announced the appointment of Les Miles to the position of European Planning Manager.
CobbSasso150 to Meet Changing Consumer Demand
FRANCE - A new breed for the developing French market for certified and ‘intermediate growth’ chicken — the CobbSasso150 — is being introduced at the SPACE 08 exhibition, Rennes, on 9-12 September.
Pfizer Animal Health Adds Former Schering-Plough Products to European Portfolio
FRANCE - Pfizer Animal Health has announced that its acquisition of multiple product franchises in Europe from the Schering-Plough Corporation has been completed and approved by the European Commission. Pfizer has acquired these assets for approximately €116 million in cash.
* Global Poultry Industry News


» BIRD FLU: Click here for this weeks news
» Mexico Suspends Beef and Poultry Shipments to US
» Russia Demands US Exporters Alter Processing Methods

United Kingdom

» 'Eggs Factor' National Results. » New Layer Unit Goes Ahead
» Music Used to Calm Poultry Flocks

» Govt. Urged to Exempt Poultry Sector L/C Margin


» Indian Chicken Price Slashed

United States

» CME: US Broiler Sector in the Limelight
» USAPEEC Donates to China Earthquake Relief
» Tyson Announces Offerings of Stock and Notes
» USDA Funds More Work on PRRS and Bird Flu
» Odourless Glycerin Technology
» Weekly Outlook: Corn and Soybean Export Prospects
» Study Predicts Tastes of Tomorrow's Consumer
» International Egg and Poultry Review
» `Wet Tare' Method Not Included in FSIS Final Rule
» Idaho Avian Flu Outbreak Gives Californians Wake-Up Call
» Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
» Tyson Enters Third Poultry JV in China
» International Distillers Grains Conference & Trade Show
» Three September COOL Meetings Set


» UK Firm May Rescue Cappoquin
» No White Knight for Cappoquin

Russian Federation

» Proposed Cut in Poultry Imports in 2009
» Russia Boosts Poultry Meat Imports


» Chicken Manure to Power 90,000 Homes Incubators from Pas Reform

» Changes to Meat Industry Mean Higher Prices
» Minister Releases Statement on US COOL Rule
» Likely Source of Listeria Contamination Identified
» PM Announces Independent Investigation of Listeriosis Outbreak
» Advisory to Manufacturers of Ready-to-Eat Meat Products


» Poultry Company Chairman Passes Away
» Ample Supplies of Meat and Eggs for Festival Season


» ACMF Sponsors Food Media Club Awards


» Poultry Prices Rose in First Days of Ramadan


» Two Newcastle Disease Outbreaks
Colony Nest 2+ from Big Dutchman

» Minister Visits New Poultry Farm


» Chicken Prices Starting to Simmer Down


» Belgium Investigates Trafficking of Spoiled Chicken

South Africa

» World Meat Congress Reports

That's all for this week!


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