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ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 26th February 2009
Thursday 26th February 2009
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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 6 new features this week:

Studying Performance Following In-Ovo Injection
In-ovo feeding of turkey embryos can have the effect of increasing body weight gain and improving the use and take up of nutrients, research from North Carolina State University has shown, writes ThePoultrySite senior editor, Chris Harris.
Which Breed of Chicken Should I Put in my Backyard Flock?
The extension poultry scientists at the University of Georgia offer advice on the characteristics of the most popular breeds for backyard flocks in the January 2009 issue of the University's Backyard Poultry Tip.
How Much DDGS Can be Incorporated in a Layer Feed?
Research reviewed by Dr Kristjan Bregendahl, nutritionist for Hy-Line International, indicates that corn distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) can be included at high levels in diets for layers.
Brazil - Poultry and Products - Semi-Annual Poultry Report - 2009
Production and trade estimates for 2009 have been revised downwards in the latest report from USDA Foreign Agricultural Service GAIN by Joao F. Silva, agricultural specialist.
The Role of Humans in Poultry Disease Outbreaks
People are the main culprits in the spread of poultry diseases, say Gary Butcher and Mojtaba Yegani for the Florida Cooperative Extension Service. They offer plenty of advice on biosecurity to reducing the risks to an absolute minimum.
How Breeding Companies Help Improve Broiler Industry Efficiency
Poultry genetic companies have responded through an unprecedented testing of all breeding lines, writes Mike Donohue of Agri Stats in the latest issue of Cobb's Business Focus.
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* Company News

Verrey Joins Hubbard's Middle East Sales Team
FRANCE - Hubbard has announced that Thomas Verrey has joined its sales team.
Aviagen Strengthens Global Nutrition Team
US - Aviagen has recently named Dr Leonardo Linares as a new technical service nutritionist.
Feed Focus for Aviagen's Czech Customers
CZECH REPUBLIC - Nutrition was the focus of Aviagen's most recent customer event.
* Global Poultry Industry News


 » BIRD FLU: For this week's news click here.
 » Chr. Hansen Acquires Technology to Fight Viruses
Classic from Hubbard
   United States

 » Seeking Understanding of Listeria Pathways
 » Record Sales for Sanderson
 » GAO Report Warns of Shortage of Veterinarians
 » Vilsack Announces Implementation of COOL Law
 » FSIS Pursues Pathogen Standards for Processors
 » Tyson Announces $500 Million Notes Offering
 » Processors See Possible Production Cuts Ahead
 » AFBF Disappointed with Ruling on Dust Regulation
 » NFU President Buis to Step Down
 » Salmonella Outbreaks Caused by Contact with Chicks
 » January Output 12 Per Cent Lower than a Year Ago
 » International Egg and Poultry Review
 » Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
 » Weekly Outlook: Corn and Soybean Basis Risk

   Russian Federation

 » Cherkizovo: Pre-Close Trading Update
 » Poultry Meat Output Rising Exponentially
Fluxx Breeder from Big Dutchman

 » Lack of Local Ag Research Blamed on Big Business
 » More on How the Global Crisis Has Hit the Industry


 » Panic Poultry Purchasing


 » Call for Compartmentalisation as Exports Plummet
 » National Processing Board Set up in India
 » Bird Flu Culling above Target Level


 » Poultry Price Rockets Upwards

   United Kingdom

 » Passing of Professor Morris Announced
 » United Nations Seeks Input from IEC
Hatchery climate contol from Pas Reform

 » Livestock, Meat Industries Exported P3.3B in 2008
 » Chicken Supplies Sufficient, says Senior Official


 » Web Site on Food Safety Launched in China
 » Feed Supplier Audit Service Launched in China
 » China to Set Up Central Food Safety Commission


 » Bhutan's Borders Closed to Poultry


 » Egg Proteins May Reduce Blood Pressure
 » Welfare Groups Accuse Canada of Misleading Claims
 » Meat Recall Mirrored in Maple Leaf's Fiscal 2008
Paracox-5 Coccidiosis vaccine

 » International Poultry Council to Meet in Rome


 » EU Inspectors to Visit Ukrainian Poultry Farms

   Sri Lanka

 » Sri Lankan Farmers Call for Fair Prices


 » Welfare Specialist Professor Barnett Has Died

That's all for this week!

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