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ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 20th November 2008

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Thursday 20th November 2008
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Welcome to this week's newsletter

* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 6 new features this week:

Brave New Farm: GE Food Animals in the USA
Imagine a new kind of food farm: animals that flourish on infertile lands, eat less but grow faster; there is no fear of disease, or environmental side-effects on these farms and the animals produce meat that is lean, safe and nutritious. Think of all that can be gained, but then again, think of all that can be lost. "What will the face of genetically engineered food farms really look like?" asks Adam Anson, reporting for ThePoultrySite.
The Stress of Poultry Farming: Know How to Manage it
"Poultry farming can be a difficult, demanding and stressful occupation," say G. Tom Tabler and James P. Marshall of the University of Arkansas. In the latest issue of Avian Advice, they recommend ways to help combat stress in farmers and other farm workers.
Global Import Demand for Meat and Poultry Forecast Higher in 2009
Poultry imports are expected to expand by nearly 2 per cent - slower than the previous 2 years. Rising poultry trade is predicted with Mexico, Cuba and Venezuela, offsetting an expected fall in purchases by Russia. Published by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) in the series Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade dated October 2008.
Composting Daily Mortality
Claudia Dunkley, Extension Poultry Scientist at the University of Georgia explains the viability of composting daily poultry mortality in the University's series, Broiler Tips.
US Poultry Outlook Report - November 2008
By USDA Economic Research Service - This article is an extract from the November 2008: Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook Report.
US Feed Outlook
All feed grains prices are lowered this month as financial and macroeconomic developments have combined with supply and demand fundamentals to reduce grain prices in 2008/09, reports the ERS USDA.
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* Company News

Meet What You Eat: Alpharma Video Contest
US - The second phase of the Alpharma student video contest is underway. The contest encourages participants to produce short videos that tell the story of traditional farming or livestock production.
New Controller in Fan Motor
THE NETHERLANDS - Vostermans has introduced its Trinc-1, a triac controller incorporated in the motor.
* Global Poultry Industry News


 » BIRD FLU: Click here for this week's news
 » MVP Hooks up with Indonesian Poultry Company
 » H5N1 Avian Influenza Update


 » Thai Provinces Under Special Bird Flu Watch
 » Bird Flu Report from Thailand
Paracox-5 Coccidiosis vaccine
   United States

 » Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
 » USDA Funds Project to Study Salmonella
 » Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report
 » USDA to Purchase Broilers and Broiler Products
 » Rough Ride for Turkey Companies This Thanksgiving
 » Empire to Raise Kosher Output
 » Latest Project Targets Organic Poultry
 » If Avian Flu Hits, Look for Drop in Poultry Market
 » Weekly Outlook: Corn Demand Not Improving
 » Sales of Animal Medicines Rose in 2007
 » Support for Animal Agriculture
 » International Egg and Poultry Review
 » Job Losses at Pilgrim's Pride
 » CME: Crude Oil Prices Impact Livestock Production
 » Poultry Regulations Challenged by Farmers
 » Plant Workers Plead Guilty


 » X-Rays Ensure Chicken Fillet Quality

   United Kingdom

 » Lithograph Celebrates Traditional British Goose
 » British Egg Producers Receive Praise for Efforts
 » FAWC's Opinion on Welfare of Farmed Gamebirds
 » Beware of Kitchen Dangers
 » Moy Park Invests in Major Plant Upgrade

   European Union

 » EU Organisations Unite Over Food Safety


 » Punjab Popularising Pig and Turkey Farming
 » Farmers Test New Poultry


 » Livestock Transport Conference Aiming to Teach


 » EUROTIER REPORT: Record Number of Visitors


 » Hopes for Haiti Clear of Bird Flu


 » New Poultry Farm in Almaty Oblast

   Viet Nam

 » Ministry Affirms Move to Intensify Production

   South Africa

 » Profits Down at Astral Foods
 » Rainbow Chicken's 'Gloomy' Outlook
Colony Nest 2+ from Big Dutchman
   Russian Federation

 » Russia Drops Safety Guarantee Letters
 » Mixed Fortunes for Poultry Companies


 » Poultry Sales Restricted to Combat Bird Flu

   United Arab Emirates

 » Brazil's Growing Interest in Halal Exports
 » Sectors Urge Government to Allow Higher Prices


 » Low Poultry Output in Macedonia


 » Egg Exports to Arab Countries Grew Fivefold


 » NMIS Intensifies Campaign Against Unsafe Meat


 » FAO: Appeal for New World Agricultural Order
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That's all for this week!


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