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The PoultrySite Newsletter 7 July 2011

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Welcome to this week's newsletter

Editorial – First Signs of Falling Feed Prices?

In the last week came the good news that sky-high feed ingredients prices may be coming to an end – for maize, at least.

With the release of USDA's June Grain Stocks and Acreage reports comes a fundamental shift in the corn market, suggesting that corn prices will come under considerable pressure, according to University of Illinois agricultural economist, Darrel Good.

Both the latest data on maize stocks and area planted were positive for livestock producers as they indicate a future fall in prices. Things do not look so promising for the price of soybeans, however. Stocks were a little higher than expected but the planted area was lower.

Brazil reports that its poultry meat exports for the first half of this year exceeded US$4 billion, an increase of 28.5 per cent in value and 6.8 per cent in volume to approximately two million tonnes.

Brazilian Poultry Union (Ubabef) CEO, Francisco Turra, commented that the growth would have been greater, if it were not for the depreciation of the US dollar against Brazil's real, which theoretically makes Brazilian products more expensive abroad.

Following recent reports of low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) in Europe, Russia's veterinary watchdog, Rosselkhoznadzor, says it may ban imports of live poultry from Germany, the Netherlands and possibly other European countries.

OIE has received reports in the last week that routine surveillance has revealed farmed birds positive for low-pathogenic viruses in the US (a turkey flock in Minnesota), Germany (six more farms in North Rhine-Westphalia and Saxony) and South Africa (five more ostrich farms in the Western Cape).

Jackie Linden



* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 6 new features this week:

Challenges of Supplying Quality Turkey Meat to Meet Global Demand for Food
A look at past, present and future supply and demand of turkey meat by Richard Hutchinson of Aviagen Turkeys. Jackie Linden, senior editor of ThePoultrySite, reports from the Temperton Fellowship presentation in London in June 2011.
Food Outlook – Global Market Analysis – June 2011
A resurgence of avian influenza and high feed prices may halve poultry meat output growth, according to the latest Food Outlook report from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
How to Produce More Quality Poults
For more quality poults, it is necessary to optimise both egg production and hatchability, writes senior editor, Jackie Linden.
A Reappraisal of the Potential of Dietary Fatty Acids to Ameliorate Heat Stress
The strategic use of new oil seed varieties high in oleic acid may ameliorate the adverse effects of heat stress in poultry, according to P.J. Cronjé of Cronjé Consulting and Editing at the 2011 Australian Poultry Science Symposium.
UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - June 2010
By Defra. This monthly publication combines the UK Hatcheries Survey and Poultry Slaughterhouse Survey results together with other Defra statistics, and trade data. It includes data to May 2011.
Orego-Stim Boosts Layer Performance
The use of Orego-Stim for disease control, pullet growth, egg production, eggshell quality and egg quality are described in Technical Bulletin 5 from Meriden Animal Health.
Cevac Transume IBD
* Company News

CID Lines Launches New Cleaner
BELGIUM - Biorex is the new standard in cleaning, according to CID Lines.
Grimaud Frères Sélection in Charge of Essor Sales
FRANCE - From today, Grimaud Frères Sélection has taken over the selection programme and production flocks of Essor guinea fowl.
Performance-Profit-Planet: Biomin Days 2011
AUSTRIA - Focusing on animal nutrition in a changing environment, the Biomin welcomed its guests to Vienna in mid-June.
Poultry Seminar in Lebanon
LEBANON - Despite many areas of the Middle East witnessing turmoil, Kal-pharm, the distributor of Biomin in Lebanon, organised a seminar in Beirut for poultry professionals.
* Global Poultry Industry News

   General

 » BIRD FLU: Low-Path Bird Flu in US Turkeys & Six More German Farms
 » G20: Animal Health Important for Global Food Security
 » New Investor of Turkey's Top Poultry Company
 » FAO Food Price Index Up Slightly in June

   Philippines

 » New Order Raises Concerns over Meat Imports
 » DA to Meet with Chicken and Pork Producers
 » Government Plan for Self-Sufficiency Falters
 » International Egg and Poultry Review: Philippines More information about Nobilis Rhino CV
   United Kingdom

 » UK Farming Needs to Produce More Not Less
 » Case for Groceries Code Adjudicator Presented to MPs
 » AHVLA: QX Bronchitis in Two Backyard Flocks
 » Poultry Update for NFU Board & Minister
 » New Hope in Battle against Salmonella in Poultry
 » Feed Costs are Greatest Challenge for Turkey Industry
 » DARD Consults on Gases Used for Stunning Poultry
 » Farmer Installs AD System for Manure and Silage
 » Free-Range Egg Farmers Urge GM Approval
 » Fellowship Awarded to Free-Range Farmer
 » MEP's Decision on Animal Proteins Welcomed

   United States

 » Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
 » Simmons Cuts Jobs in Siloam Springs
 » Perdue Launches National TV Advertising Campaign
 » Industry Warns Congress of GIPSA, RFS Consequences
 » US Egg Products Report – June 2011
 » CME: USDA Reports Show Future Crop Prospects
 » Higher Corn Acreage May Cause Prices to Plummet
 » US Reports Low-Path Bird Flu in Turkey Flock
 » Processors Now Controlled for Salmonella & Campy
 » Modern Manure Management to Boost Local Image
 » CME: Acreage & Grain Stocks Report Contain Surprises
 » Expectations for Financial Managers Addressed
 » CME: Mid-2011 Livestock & Poultry Supplies
 » Understanding the Latest Corn Stocks Estimate
 » Welfare Organisations Split over Layer Housing Law
 » Purdue Hosts International Behaviour Meeting
 » Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
 » AFB Comment on Memorandum on Mexican Trucks More on L.I.R., part of Aviagen
   Netherlands

 » Low-Path Bird Flu Found on Turkey Farm in Flevoland
 » Dynamic Fuels Completes First Commercial Flight

   Russian Federation

 » Construction Starts on Cherkizovo's Elets Complex
 » Bird Flu in Europe Threatens Exports to Russia

   Ghana

 » Ghana's Egg Industry ‘Vibrant’

   China

 » China Urged to Adopt Holistic Approach on Food Safety
 » June CPI Likely to Hit Three-Year High Cobb 700 - The new standard in high yield
   Mexico

 » Funds Grow Mexican DDGS Market

   Germany

 » Low-Path Bird Flu Found on Six More Farms

   India

 » Poultry Industry Set to Continue Growth
 » Chicken Market Now Over-Supplied

   Canada

 » Crawford Appointed as Chairman of Maple Leaf
 » New Appointment to Farm Products Council of Canada

   Romania

 » Mixed Prospects for Romanian Agribusiness

   Brazil

 » Half-Year Poultry Exports Exceed US$4 Billion

   European Union

 » Exporters to Benefit from EU-South Korea FTA
 » Food Labels to be Clearer for Consumers

   Australia

 » Success for Poultry CRC's Latest Meeting
 » DAF Now Responsible for Animal Welfare Legislation
 » Looking into Biologically Active Molecule Delivery
 » Young Scientist Looks into Infectious Bronchitis DSM Vitamin News
   South Africa

 » Five More Ostrich Farms Affected by Bird Flu

   Azerbaijan

 » Profits down at Davachi Broiler

   Saudi Arabia

 » Distributors Blamed for High Chicken Prices



That's all for this week!

Ed.
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