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ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 27th November 2008

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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 5 new features this week:

European Poultry Club Panel Discusses Future Perspectives
ThePoultrySite Editor, Jackie Linden, reports the highlights of the panel discussion at the European Poultry Club (EPC) meeting, held earlier this month in Hanover, Germany.
Fuel for the Fire: Livestock Inputs and GHG Emissions
The effects of livestock farming on climate change is an ever-expanding issue for the meat industry. At the forefront of consumer concerns is the emission of greenhouse gases (GHGs). Consequently, in a bid to tackle the problem, ongoing research attempts to identify where these emissions are coming from, writes Adam Anson, reporting for TheCattleSite.
Prospects for Expanding Egg Consumption
Terry Evans examines the trends in egg consumption in selected countries around the world, specially for ThePoultrySite.
Water: Identifying and Correcting Challenges
By Susan Watkins, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture.
Avian Influenza Outbreaks in Chickens in Bangladesh
Paritosh K. Biswas and co-authors describe their study to determine the epidemiology of outbreaks of avian influenza A virus (sub-types H5N1, H9N2) in chickens in Bangladesh in 2007. They found that the outbreak began in backyard chickens, and that probable sources of infection included egg trays and vehicles from live bird markets. The report was published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Hatchery automation systems from Pas Reform
* Company News

Anatomy of the Chicken Goes Digital
AUSTRALIA - A digitally revised version of the Anatomy of the Chicken learning resource developed in the 1960s can now be accessed through Poultry Hub from Poultry CRC.
Arbor Acres Celebrates in Buenos Aires
ARGENTINA - Arbor Acres has recently held a global forum in Buenos Aires, which included a celebration of the company's 75th anniversary.
Demand for Cobb 500 ‘Quite Outstanding’
POLAND - Cobb Germany celebrated its 10th anniversary in the Polish market with a well attended customer seminar involving 87 clients from all over the country.
New Bio-Protection Program
CID LINES n.v., the manufacturer of more than 300 cleaning and disinfection chemicals, has extended its range with the BIOPROTEXION BOX, which was launched at EuroTier 2008.
King Pharmaceuticals Acquires Alpharma
US - The press release states that the combination will create a leading specialty pharmaceutical company with greater commercialisation capabilities, expanded portfolio of pain management products and a strengthened pipeline.
Improved Fan Shutter
THE NETHERLANDS - Vostermans has improved its Multifan 130 with a quieter and more light-proof shutter.
* Global Poultry Industry News

   General

 » BIRD FLU: Click here for this week's news
 » Facing Up to a Global Shortage of Vets

Colony Nest 2+ from Big Dutchman
   United States

 » Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
 » Poultry Plant Fined over Poor Safety
 » CME: How Long Before US Sees Price Decline?
 » October Egg Production Down 1 Percent
 » Poultry Industry Faces Testing Times
 » Why Did Turkeys Grow so Big?
 » Report: Unsustainable Livestock 'Eating our Future'
 » Even Organic Not Safe From Recession
 » Transporting Broilers Spreads Antibiotic Resistance
 » MATRIC Publishes Book on Feeding DDGS
 » HPAI: Chicken Carcasses Can Infect Foxes
 » International Egg and Poultry Review
 » Pilgrim's Pride Faces Deadline
 » NCC Criticises Study on Tailgating Chicken Trucks
 » CME: Happy Thanksgiving!
 » Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
 » USGC: US DDGS More Than Just Livestock Feed

   Bosnia and Herzegovina

 » Bosnia-Hercegovina: Poultry and Products 2008

   Australia

 » AECL Publishes Annual Report
 » Welfare Group Criticises Factory Farming
 » Timing of the Next CRC Selection Round
 » Cost-Effective, Rapid Tests for Poultry Diseases
 » Australian Egg Industry Supports Consumer Choice

   United Kingdom

 » UK Officially Free from Avian Influenza (AI)
 » Eggs Factor Winner Announced
 » NFUS: Time for Supermarket Abuse to End
 » Producers: Prepare for Slaughterhouse Disruption
 » GB Animal Feed Statistical Notice
 » Good News: Meat Strike Called Off
 » Value of Manure: Both Fertiliser and Biofuel in NI

Paracox-5 Coccidiosis vaccine
   South Africa

 » Rainbow Plans on Branding

   Bangladesh

 » Bangladesh Reports AI Outbreak

   Ireland

 » Immediate Reform of UN Body Urged

   European Union

 » CAP Health Check to Ease Plight of Farmers

   Germany

 » Research Consortium to Sequence Turkey Genome

   Korea, South

 » S Korea Finds Banned Substance in Chinese Duck

   Russian Federation

 » Russian Federation: Livestock and Products 2008
 » Cherkizovo Shows Positive Sales Growth
 » Belgorod Leads in Poultry Output
Merial Gallimune Flu H5N9
   Brazil

 » Brazil and Sudan Sign Agricultural MoU

   Botswana

 » Producers Accused of Price Fixing

   India

 » Madhapur Show Examines Potential for Egg Exports
 » Latest Technology to Boost Poultry Sector

   Bulgaria

 » Newcastle Disease Reported in Bulgaria

   Jamaica

 » Cash Boost to Poultry Industry

   Italy

 » FAO Members Approve Reform Plan

   Belize

 » Belize Reports Newcastle Disease

   New Zealand

 » Antibiotic Sales Show Little Change

   Hong Kong

 » HK Resumes British Poultry Imports



That's all for this week!

Ed.

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