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ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 5th March 2009

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Thursday 5th March 2009
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This week's Book Focus

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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 4 new features this week:

Organic Poultry Production in the US: Origin of Birds and Genetics
Organic Poultry Production in the United States was published by ATTRA in 2008. It discusses organic husbandry including living conditions, health, genetics and origin, feed and processing as specified under the livestock requirements of the US Department of Agriculture National Organic Program (NOP).
Genomics Research Project: Early Success for Cobb-Hendrix Alliance
Jerry Moye, president of Cobb-Vantress, and Antoon van den Berg, chief executive of Hendrix Genetics are interviewed by Roger Ransom in the current issue of Cobb Focus.
Natural Mating and Breeding
Extension poultry scientists from the University of Georgia explain mating behaviour in chickens and how this knowledge can be used to manage a breeding flock in the January 2009 issue of the University's Hatchery/Breeder Tips.
UK Poultry and Poultrymeat Statistics - February 2009
By Defra. This monthly publication combines the UK Hatcheries Survey and Poultry Slaughterhouse Survey results together with other Defra statistics, and trade data.
Aviagen, Ross Breeders, Arbor Acres, Nicholas Turkeys, L.I.R.
* Company News

Aviagen Names New Technical Service Manager
PHILIPPINES - Esmi Barrera San Pedro has been appointed by Aviagen to the position of technical service manager for the Asian region.
New International Sales Director for Hy-Line
UK - Hy-Line International (U.K.) has appointed Jonathan Cade as international sales director.
Cobb Germany Celebrated Multinational Christmas
GERMANY - Fourteen nationalities in Cobb Germany celebrated Christmas.
Banks Step in to Support West Bengal's Poultry Industry
INDIA - West Bengal's banks are to offer financial support to the state's poultry farmers, whose businesses suffered as the result of the latest bird flu outbreak.
* Global Poultry Industry News

   General

 » Click here for this week's bird flu news
 » Abandon Trade Protection, China Urges US

   Australia

 » APSS Award Goes to Massey University Postgrad
 » Discouraging Wild Birds from Free-Range Farms
 » Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition Conference 2009
Cobb 700 - The most breast meat at the lowest cost
   China

 » Food Safety Body Set to Take Shape
 » China Adopts Food Safety Law
 » China's Industry Squeezed by Bird Flu, Global Crisis

   European Union

 » EU Hosted Global Conference on Trade, Welfare
 » Ministers Reject Industrial Pollution 'Safety Net'

   United Kingdom

 » Low-Path Bird Flu at Bernard Matthews Farms
 » MEP's Back UFU Red Tape Fight on IPPC
 » NFU and NPA Gain Support Against IPPC Changes
 » Industry Bodies Unite to Cut Nicarbazin in Poultry

   United States

 » Sanderson Farms Reports a Net Loss in Q1
 » Processing Plant Work to be Made Safer
 » Pilgrim's to Cease Production at Three Plants
 » Egg Industry Issues Forum 2009
 » More Evidence of Link to E. coli Outbreak
 » Irradiation, AGP Ban Would Cut Foodborne Infections
 » California Bill to Restrict Antibiotic Use
 » Interest in Buying Pilgrim's Arkansas Plant
 » January Egg Production Up Slightly
 » Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
 » Shell Eggs Broken Down Five Per Cent from Last Year
 » RTC Weight Down 12 Per Cent from Last Year
Fort Dodge - Leading the way in IBD Protection
   Czech Republic

 » New Low-Path Bird Flu in Czech Republic

   Germany

 » Farm Assurance Standard for Turkeys Launched

   Denmark

 » No Pig Protein in Danish Chickens

   Canada

 » Maple Leaf Welcomes New Listeria Policy
 » Gov't Responds to Saskatchewan Programme

   Japan

 » Japan Identifies Low-Path Bird Flu Virus

   Thailand

 » Ajinomoto Establishes Meat JV in Thailand

   Philippines

 » Thais Interested in Investing in Philippines
Petersime - Incubator Innovator
   Malaysia

 » Project to Breed Chicken-Quail Cross

   Russian Federation

 » Russian Federation - Livestock and Products - 2008

   Nepal

 » Poultry Deaths in Nepal from Newcastle Disease

   New Zealand

 » Free-Range Egg Federation Supports High Standards

   Nigeria

 » Poultry Farmers to Benefit from World Bank Project

   Israel

 » Newcastle Disease Breaks out in Israel
 » Israeli Poultry Firm Faces Possible Closure
 » Poultry Processor to Remain in Operation

   Brazil

 » International Egg and Poultry Review
 » Meat Companies Struggle as Exports Fall

   India

 » Industry Receives a Boost in Kashmir
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That's all for this week!

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