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ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 6th November 2008

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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 5 new features this week:

Poultry Carcass Disposal Options for Routine and Catastrophic Mortallity
The poultry industry has a number of options for the disposal of poultry carcasses from routine and catastrophic mortalities. ThePoultrySite editor, Jackie Linden, summarises a comprehensive report from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST), which outlined the advantages an disadvantages of the different disposal methods.
Proposition 2 - New Rules on Animal Welfare
Controversial animal welfare legislation was given the green light in California on 4 November at the same time that Barack Obama was voted into office as the President of the USA, writes ThePoultrySite Senior Editor, Chris Harris.
Alternative Feed Ingredients: An Option to Combat High Feed Prices?
These times of rising feed ingredient prices have encouraged nutritionists to explore new materials for layers. Professor Nick Dale from the Poultry Science Department of the University of Georgia explains how to approach the issue in an article published in the latest issue of the University's Poultry Tips. He makes the interesting point that significant cost savings are unlikely to be made when using alternative ingredients.
Poultry Litter a Source of Nitrogen and Phosphorus
The high cost of fertilizer nutrients is convincing some producers to go to the birds – poultry, that is. More specifically, they are turning to poultry waste, or 'litter', say University of Kansas agronomists.
Energy Efficiency Associated with Poultry House Lighting
Research at the University of Arkansas shows that significant energy and cost savings can be made by changing the lighting system in solid-walled poultry houses. G.T. Tabler, S.E. Watkins and P.A. Watkins from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company outline the details in the latest issue of Avian Advice.
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* Company News

Aviagen Launches Arbor Acres in Eastern Europe
GLOBAL - Aviagen is now offering customers in Russia, the Ukraine and Kazakhstan even greater choice with the introduction of Arbor Acres products into these markets.
Pas Reform Introduces New Tray
THE NETHERLANDS - Pas Reform will launch its new SmartTray at EuroTier.
Interactive Customer Service Portal Launched
THE NETHERLANDS - Pas Reform will introduce SmartPortal, the future of customer service for the hatchery sector, at EuroTier 2008.
Improved Manure Belt for Small Groups, Aviaries
GERMANY - Big Dutchman has come up with a solution to insufficient manure drying for small group and aviary systems.
Gold Medal for Big Dutchman's Egg Counter
GERMANY - Big Dutchman has won a Gold Medal at the product preview competition for EuroTier for its 100% accurate egg count with innovative camera technology - EggCam.
New Broiler Feed Pan Size
GERMANY - The bestselling Fluxx product family from Big Dutchman has a new member: Fluxx360.
Big Dutchman Launches Innovative Air Inlet
GERMANY - Big Dutchman has responded to the trend towards larger and wider poultry houses by introducing a new air inlet called Flex.
* Global Poultry Industry News

   General

 » BIRD FLU: Click here for this week's news
 » Genetic Evidence for Avian Influenza Movement
 » Record Harvest but Troubles Ahead
 » Chicken Genome Restricted by Inbreeding

Merial Galivac Se
   United Kingdom

 » Input Cost Survey Highlights Uncertain Times
 » UK Egg Statistics - Third Quarter 2008
 » £1.6M Put Behind Launch of 'Big Green Tick'
 » GHG Footprinting: a Step in the Right Direction
 » Biomass Plant Crucial for Poultry Jobs
 » Blackhead in Turkeys, Gizzard Impaction in Free-Range Hens Reported

   Zambia

 » Poultry Association Launches Training Programme

   Netherlands

 » Eggs! to Feature at Bangkok Show
 » Investors Platform VIV Russia 2009

   Zimbabwe

 » Newcastle Vaccine Programme Initiated

   United States

 » Tough Times Ahead for NC Poultry Industry
 » Tyson Completes Wastewater Pre-treatment System
 » Salmonella Outbreak Caused by Eating Fish
 » Shell Eggs Broken Up 9 Per Cent from Last Year
 » AFBF: Statement Regarding New Livestock Rule
 » US Poultry Export Success
 » Weekly Outlook: Corn and Soybean Price Recovery
 » Butterball Sells Longmont Brand
 » Industry Assoc Sponsors Meeting with State Poultry Groups
 » International Egg and Poultry Review
 » Prop. 2: 'Monumental Vistory for Farm Animals'
 » USDA Launches COOL Listserv
 » Protein 'Tubules' Free H5N1 Virus from Immune Recognition
 » Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
 » Industry Stakeholder Respond to Passage of Prop. 2
 » CME: Mixed Reactions to Passage of Proposition 2

   Russian Federation

 » Cherkizovo Abandons Investment Plan in Samara
 » Chicken Meat Consumption, Production to Rise
 » Komos Expands
 » Russia Returns Imported Chicken

Petersime - Incubator Innovator
   European Union

 » Smithfield and Campofrío: Merger of Equals Approved

   Saudi Arabia

 » Vaccination Plan for Eastern Province

   Pakistan

 » Chicken Prices Decline

   Thailand

 » HK Turns to Thailand for Safe Eggs

   Iraq

 » Remarkable Turnaround for Poultry Farming Region

   China

 » Melamine Commonly Added to Feed, Says Report
 » China Destroys Contaminated Feed
 » Feed Factory Head Arrested

Paracox-5 Coccidiosis vaccine
   Egypt

 » Poultry Association Promotes Animal Welfare

   Canada

 » Streamlining of Food Safety System Recommended

   Azerbaijan

 » Bird Flu Monitoring Starts in Azerbaijan

   Germany

 » EuroTier 2008 Previews in China
 » Successful Worldwide Promotion for EuroTier 2008
 » International Visitors' Lounge at EuroTier 2008
 » Russia and Ukraine's Co-operative Venture

   Indonesia

 » Threat of Bird Flu Pandemic Remains

   Lao

 » Bird Flu Outbreak in Laos

   France

 » Global Bird Flu Conference Confirms OIE Approach

   Ireland

 » Ag Minister Reiterates Call for Poultry COOL
 » Egg Sales up by 22 Per Cent

   India

 » Record High for Egg Prices

   Australia

 » Unity Towards Improvement of Regional Biosecurity

   Oman

 » New Poultry Farms for Oman

   Sweden

 » Newcastle Disease in Sweden



That's all for this week!

Ed.

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