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ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 18th September 2008
Thursday 18th September 2008
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Welcome to this week's newsletter

* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 5 new features this week:

US Feed Outlook
A fall in US feed grain production this month largely caused by dry weather has only partially been offset by increases in foreign production, according to the US Feed Outlook by the Economic Research Service of the USDA.
Future for GM Feed in Free-Range Egg Production?
UK retailers' policies are no longer sustainable, asserts this article published by
Water Quality and Broiler Performance
By Marco Quiroz, DVM, Manager of Product Development for Novus International Inc. and presented at the North Carolina Broiler Supervisor's Short Course Conference in April 2008. He emphasises the importance of removing biofilms from water-lines and outlines in details ways of achieving it.
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates
US red meat production is expected to continue to be strong in 2008 and together with broiler meat production is expected to rise next year according to the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates from the USDA.
World Agricultural Production - September 2008
European corn production has dropped this year compared to last, but China is set for a record harvest according to the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service World Agricultural Production Report. At the same time Australia's harvest has been hit by drought, while Ukraine and Russia see harvest yields soar.
More information about Nobilis 4-91 at
* Company News

Cobb Germany Celebrates 10 Years of Growth
GERMANY - More than 40 Cobb Germany colleagues, technicians, sales managers and veterinarians from 20 countries took part in a grand courtyard festival at Baasdorf, near Leipzig, Eastern Germany, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their company.
Aviagen Builds Biggest PS Hatchery Ever in Europe
EU - The Aviagen Group, has announced plans to build the biggest PS hatchery ever in Europe near Dresden, Germany. For one of their most important investments over the last years Aviagen have chosen Petersime to be their partner for this truly master project.
* Global Poultry Industry News


 » BIRD FLU: Click here for this week's news
 » China Lifts Ban on US Poultry


 » International Course on Incubation

Alpharma Animal Health
   Hong Kong

 » Proprietor Prosecuted for Concealmeant of Poultry


 » Hungarian Price Index Drops Again

   European Union

 » Europa Clarify EU Animal Health Strategy

   United Kingdom

 » Michaelmas Geese Thriving on Washout August
 » Bernard Matthews Going for Gold in Cooked Meats
 » Morrisons Urged to Stop Selling Dutch Eggs
 » Vet Students to Meet Demand for Poultry Expertise
 » Scientists Working to Protect NI from Bird Flu

   United States

 » High Fertilizer Costs Make Poultry Litter Option
 » Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report
 » Tough Poultry Waste Rules Proposed
 » Farmers' First Reactions to Proposed Environment Regs
 » COOL Recordkeeping Necessary for Marketing
 » CME: Smaller Corn and Soybean Crops Indicated
 » Weekly Outlook: Corn and Soybean Production
 » USDA's Adjustments to Poultry Forecasts
 » Proposition to Toughen Poultry Waste Rules
 » International Egg and Poultry Review
 » Positive Follow-Up Study on Infectious Bronchitis
 » Kentucky University Improves Livestock Disease Center
 » CME: Certain Factors to Affect Livestock Markets
 » Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
 » NFU Concerned over COOL Loophole
 » Tyson Eyes New Brazilian Interests
 » Reaction to S. Korea's Ban on Feed Antibiotics

More on Ross Breeders, part of Aviagen
   United Arab Emirates

 » A’Saffa Poultry Shifts to Five-Day Week


 » 'Crazy' EU Rules Decimate Irish Poultry
 » Buyout of Cappoquin Moving a Step Closer
 » Cappoquin Chickens to Close - Reactions
 » Code of Practice for Broiler Welfare Launched


 » Govt. to Clamp Down on Backyard Chicken Slaughtering


 » Law Planned to Regulate Kenyan Poultry Industry


 » Suguna Sets up Feed Mill

   South Africa

 » Country Bird Benefits from Lower Grain Cost


 » Zhongpin Receives Grant From Henan Government


 » New Alberta Livestock and Meat Strategy

Cobb 700 - The most breast meat at the lowest cost
   Solomon Islands

 » MAL and TTM Renew Agricultural Agreement


 » Hurricane-Related Issues Lead to Price Rise


 » Poultry Farming Devastated in Pinar del Rio

   Russian Federation

 » Russians Inspect US Poultry Processing Facilities


 » Laotian Authorities Report High-Path Bird Flu

   Viet Nam

 » Vietnam Discourages Imports


 » Charoen Pokphand in Healthy Profit

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That's all for this week!


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