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ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 13th November 2008

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Thursday 13th November 2008
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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 4 new features this week:

Marketing Eggs from the Backyard Flock
Casey Ritz, Extension Poultry Scientist at the University of Georgia, offers some useful tips on marketing eggs from small laying flocks in the University's series, Backyard Poultry Tips.
Native Birds to Help Boost Genetic Stock
Maintaining a healthy genetic reservoir in food-producing animals is crucial in order to protect the nutritional demands of a growing global society, says Professor Muir of Purdue University.
Evaluation of Water Acidification Products
Researchers at the University of Arkansas compared citric acid, copper sulphate and sodium bisulphate as treatments for water contaminated with bacteria, yeasts and moulds, and found that none made highly contaminated water safe. Brookee Dean, Jennifer Hughes, Tyler Clark and Susan Watkins published their results in the latest issue of the University's Avian Advice.
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates
US meat production seems to be down all round this month, falling slightly behind expectations, says the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) from the USDA.
* Company News

Aviagen Hosts 6th Ross Asia Association Meeting
Aviagen, the world’s leading poultry breeding company, recently hosted the sixth Ross Asia Association meeting in Beijing, China.
Aviagen: Cooperation in Belarus Commences
Aviagen and Belpticeprom reached an important agreement to jointly develop the Belarusian poultry industry. The agreement was signed during a visit of a delegation from Belpticeprom to Aviagen's Edinburgh headquarters.
EUROTIER REPORT: CID LINES Launches Bioprotexion
Hygiene solutions company CID LINES launched a new programme for food safety on farm in the Bioprotexion Box at EuroTier.
Petersime to Launch New Energy-Efficient Motor for Setters and Hatchers
Petersime will launch Eco-DriveTM at EuroTier next week.
Pas Reform Films Premiere at EuroTier
Hatchery technology company, Pas Reform, has commissioned three films, which will be shown for the first time at Eurotier 2008 in Hanover next week.
New 'Smart' Stronghold in Indonesia
After working for several years with Dutch hatchery technology company Pas Reform, Indonesia's fast-rising PT Panca Patriot Prima has become the latest Asian poultry business to adopt Smart single-stage incubation to fuel future growth.
Pfizer Announces Trainee of Year Award Winners
Two highly promising livestock managers on farms in Staffordshire and Norfolk are the 2008 winners of the Pfizer Trainee of the Year Awards for the pig and poultry industries.
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* Global Poultry Industry News

   Germany

 » EUROTIER REPORT:
ThePoultrySite editorial staff report from EuroTier 2008, held in Hanover, Germany.
   General

 » BIRD FLU: Click here for all this week's news.

   Australia

 » Final IRA for Chicken Meat Released by Australia
 » Preventive Strategies to Help Animal Industry
 » ALFA in Support of Ethanol Research Grants

   European Union

 » MEPs and MPs Discuss Future Health of CAP

   Malaysia

 » Poultry Industry 'Competitive'
Cobb 700 - The new standard in high yield
   United States

 » Vitamin in Meat and Fish Fights Alzheimer's
 » Opportunities for DDGS in Egypt
 » USDA Releases 2007 US Animal Health Report
 » California's Proposition 2 Creates Unrest in Iowa
 » US Provides Record Level of Support Against AI
 » The Future of GM Animals Today
 » Tyson Soars: What Goes Up Must Come Down
 » Not All DDGS Made Equal, Says Purdue Research
 » Vulnerability to Avian Flu and Other Threats
 » US Documentary Challenges Welfare Perceptions
 » Absence of Rare Alleles in Commercial Chickens
 » Tyson Foods: Chickens 'Raised Without Antibiotics'?
 » Weekly Outlook: November Crop Reports

   United Kingdom

 » End in Sight for Banham's Rendering Plant?
 » Meat Inspectors' Strike Likely to Hit X'mas Poultry
 » UK Guidance on Country of Origin
 » New Image for Golden Promise Turkeys This X'mas
 » Hold CAP Nerve Call from NFU
 » NFUS Calls for Regulatory Sea Change
 » Control of Salmonella in Animal Feeds

   Sweden

 » Continued Positive Results from Lantmännen
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   Poland

 » Polish Branch of Tesco Pressures Producers

   Russian Federation

 » Import Quotas on Poultry to Be Cut
 » Frozen Turkey Rumps Returned to Italy

   Botswana

 » Poultry Manure Not Good for Animal Feed

   Ireland

 » Irish Poultry and Egg Sales Go Up
 » Stress Laid on Need For Poultry COOL
 » European Veterinary Week 2008 Launched
 » Delay in GM Approval Costing Irish Poultry

   Hong Kong

 » HK Suspends Thai Poultry Import Applications
 » Egg Prices to Remain High as Supplies Tighten

   Viet Nam

 » Swine and Chicken Predicament
 » Fowls Lost: Farmers Left in Despair
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   Indonesia

 » Indonesia Denies New Case of Bird Flu Death

   Uganda

 » Manufacture of Poultry Vaccines to Be Set Up

   Thailand

 » Prominent Increase in Thai Export Sales

   Italy

 » Delayed Inspection Keeps Chicken Off Shelves



That's all for this week!

Ed.

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