ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 28 July 2011
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Welcome to this week's newsletter
Editorial – Communication & Openness with Consumers is Vital
We have 6 new features this week:
Growth Performance & Energy Utilisation of Broiler Chickens on Triticale-Based Diets
Most of the triticale cultivars tested were similar to maize and superior to wheat, even without microbial enzyme supplementation, according to A.P. Widodo, J.V. Nolan and P.A. Iji of the University of New England in their paper to the 2011 Australian Poultry Science Symposium.
Evolution: Economic and Agriculture Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
The five most important policy categories for economic development in sub-Saharan Africa are identified in this report by Dr Giovanni Gasperoni and Tricia Beal of Novus International. They focus particularly on empowering agriculture best practices and adaptation for rain-fed agriculture and climate change.
Factors Associated with Carcass Contamination by Campylobacter at Slaughterhouse in Caecal-Carrier Broilers
More uniform bodyweights and good health control contributed to a reduction of the contamination of the broiler carcasses in Campylobacter-carrier batches, according to new research from France.
Influence of Antimicrobial Feed Additives on Broiler Commensal Post-Hatch Gut Microbiota Development and Performance
Gut microbiota were affected by age, gut section and antimicrobial treatment but these differences did not affect broiler performance, according to Torok and co-authors. The antibiotics reduced the differences in ileal bacterial communities between individual birds.
Different Linkages in Long and Short Regions of the Genomes of Duck Enteritis Virus Clone-03 and VAC Strains
The two types of the virus were found to be different, and duck enteritis virus (DEV) should be a separate member of the sub-family, Alphaherpesvirinae, according to new research from Harbin Veterinary Research Institute in China.
UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - July 2011
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 June 2011.
Management School Celebrates 48 Years
US - The Aviagen Production Management School recently celebrates 48 years since its inception with the largest class yet.
Inaugural Indian River Asia Assoc Meeting in Shanghai
CHINA - Aviagen recently welcomed customers from across Asia to their inaugural Indian River Asia Association (IRAA) meeting in Shanghai.
Merck Launches New Coccivac for Breeders & Layers
US - Merck Animal Health has introduced Coccivac-D2 for broiler breeders and commercial layers in the US.
Philip Dye to Head India Office
INDIA - Big Dutchman is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Dye as Managing Director of its representative office in India.
Meriden Animal Health Now Offers Fusion MBX
UK - Meriden Animal Health is delighted to announce that Meri-Bond Xtra has been included in the Fusion Feed Safety Range and is now Fusion MBX.
» Ghana's Farming Needs Investment, Says Official
» Ready-to-Eat Chicken Products Voluntarily Recalled
» AMI Unhappy at Proposed Labelling Requirements
» USDA Chicken and Eggs Report - July 2011
» FSIS Proposes Rule on Labelling Meat with Solutions
» RTC Weight Up Five Per Cent from Last Year
» Inaction on FTAs Hits Agrifood Industry
» Higher Egg Prices Boost Cal-Maine's Results
» NCSU Studies Epigenetics of Heat Tolerance
» Recall Extended on Ready-to-Eat Chicken Products
» Harim USA Looks Set to Acquire Allen's Assets
» Broiler Industry Litter Management Targeted
» Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
» Broiler Industry Refutes Pew's Criticism
» Video Demystifies Chicken and Turkey Production
» Poultry Killer Disease Remains a Mystery
» Consumers Swap from Pork to Chicken
» Marubeni and DOFICO Sign Agreement over Feed
» BEIC Warns of Salmonella in Spanish Eggs
» NFU Lobbied EC over Organic Feed Regs
» Electronic Tendering for Campylobacter Study
» Good Welfare Costs Less than a Box of Chocolates
» Ministers Meet with Farming Unions
» Borriello to Head VMD
» Korea Phases Out Antibiotic Use in Feed
» Implementation of Animal Welfare Directives in the EU
» MHP's Chicken Sales up Eight Per Cent for Half-Year
» First Fast-Food Restaurant from MHP
» Govt Considers Antibiotic Imports
» Russia Cuts Pig and Poultry Imports for 2012
» Chicken Prices 30 Per Cent Higher Since June
» International Poultry Meetings in 2012
» International Egg and Poultry Review: Mexico
» Minister Re-opens Welfare Scheme
» DSM & Nutreco Consider Feed Firm Acquisition
» Nutreco Records Half-Year Revenue up 14%
» Current State of Turkey Industry Documented
» Centre Encourages Local Poultry Production
» New Method May Extend Use of Feed Probiotics
» New Case of Low-Path Bird Flu Reported
» Welfare Groups Want Modern Farming Banned
That's all for this week!