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ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 23rd October 2008

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Thursday 23rd October 2008
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Welcome to this week's newsletter

* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 6 new features this week:

Coccidiosis Control
Although much is now known and understood about coccidiosis in broiler chickens, outbreaks of the clinical and sub-clinical disease are not uncommon, writes Jackie Linden, editor of ThePoultrySite. A recent paper given by Dr Hector Cervantes reviews how to recognise warning signs, prevent and treat the disease to avoid major losses in the flock.
Housing Issues Continue to Dominate Europe's Egg Markets
Despite recent dramatic rises in feed costs, it was animal welfare issues and the forthcoming ban on conventional battery cages that form a common thread in the reports from European countries at the International Egg Commission's Annual Meeting in Shanghai last month. Poultry industry specialist, Terry Evans, has selected highlights of the reports from Europe and South Africa specially for ThePoultrySite.
How the Cobb 500 Changed the US Market
Jessica Chesnut of Cobb-Vantress Inc outlines the history of a line of birds that started 30 year ago and has become the company's most successful so date. Focussing on increasing breast meat yield helped accelerate market demand for breast meat, not only in the US but around the world.
Beware Lazy Reporting on Antibiotics
Veterinarian David Burch (BVetMed, MRCVS) demonstrates that cephalosporins and fluoroquinolones from animal production have played a negligible role in the development of antibiotic resistance in human pathogens.
Russian Federation - Agricultural Situation - Feed Subsidies 2008
The Ministry of Agriculture has legislated for feed subsidies to be paid to pig and poultry producers, report Yelena Vassilieva, Mary Ellen Smith and Erik Hansen from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service GAIN. A link is provided to the full report.
US Poultry Outlook Report - October 2008
By USDA, Economic Research Service - This article is an extract from the October 2008: Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook Report.
Merial Galivac Se
* Company News

Schering-Plough Announces Transition of Animal Health Leadership
US – Schering-Plough Corporation has announced the transition of leadership of its Animal Health unit from Ruurd Stolp, D.V.M., Ph.D., to Raul E. Kohan, who was previously the Deputy Head of the Animal Health unit.
Cobb's Early Lesson in Capitalism
UK - Forty four years on from historic Khrushchev accolade for Cobb and British poultry industry, writes Roger Ransom, BHR Communications.
* Global Poultry Industry News


 » BIRD FLU: Click here for this week's news
 » FAO: Political, Financial Push Urged to End Hunger
 » Russian Producers Looking for US DDGS
 » OIE: Implementing Global Welfare Standards

   United Kingdom

 » Mortalities Reported from Red Mites and ILT
 » Industry Re-Engages in Animal Health Talks
 » Bright Outlook for Free-Range Egg Producers
 » BPC Welcomes Duck Welfare Report
 » New Research Confirms Winning 'eggs and C' Combination


 » East European Potential Fuelling Future Growth
 » EuroTier 2008 is Coming Soon
 » EuroTier 2008 More International than Ever Before
 » A Top Class Display of Exhibitors at EuroTier 2008
 » World Poultry Show at EuroTier
 » Global Experts Spotlight Poultry Sector at EuroTier
 » Two Outbreaks of Low-Path AI Reported
 » Vets and Farmers Meet at EuroTier 2008
Paracox-5 Coccidiosis vaccine

 » Sasso Responds to Shift in Consumer Buying Habits

   United States

 » Economist Sees Hope in Corn and Soybeans
 » Funds to Study How AI Evades Antiviral Responses
 » COOL Web Site to Help Educate All
 » Role of Ethanol Seen as Balancing Act
 » Proposition 2 Bad for Chicken Farmers
 » Ethanol Production Aiding Livestock Feed Supply
 » USDA Announces Agreement for NAIS Outreach
 » Wayne Farms to Close FP Plant
 » Four Arrested Appear in Court
 » Fall in Pilgrim's Pride Stock
 » CME: Futures in Tandem with Equity Markets
 » September Egg Production Down 1 Per Cent
 » International Egg and Poultry Review
 » AFBF: Farm Outlook Positive for 2009
 » Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report


 » Teva Sells Vet Company to Phibro

   Russian Federation

 » Belarus Interested in Supplying Animal Products
 » Bird Flu Outbreaks in Russia 'Resolved'
 » Vaccination Against AI in Siberian Federal District
 » Prodo to Purchase Two Plants from Polivtsev
 » Russia to Cut Import Quotas as Home Output Rises
 » Bird Flu Vaccinations in Siberia
 » US Ambassador Hits Back at Protectionists
 » Russia Bans Belarus Poultry Imports
 » Financial Crisis Will Not Affect Poultry Industry


 » Feed Price Drop Helps Poultry Industry


 » Minister Lays Emphasis on Value of Meat Sector
 » Ag Minister Emphasises Need for Stability

   Viet Nam

 » Imported Meat Price Stuck


 » WHO Finds Human-to-Human Bird Flu Transmission
 » Poultry Prices Fall in Multan


 » Plant Powered by Poultry


 » Ukraine's Meat Production up 11 Per Cent
Colony Nest 2+ from Big Dutchman

 » Poultry Focus for Agromek


 » Zalabaromfi Plant to Close

   New Zealand

 » Tegel's Purchase of Brinks Rejected


 » New Environment Control Won't Affect Farms


 » Rethink Response to Diseases, Ministers Urged
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That's all for this week!


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