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Thursday 22nd June 2017.

This Week's Articles and Analysis

Control Strategies against Avian Influenza
Since 1959, 42 epizootics of high pathogenicity avian influenza (HPAI) have occurred (Figure 1). Thirty-five of these epizootic HPAI viruses were geographically-limited (mostly to single countries), involved farm-to-farm spread and were eradicated from poultry by stamping-out programs; i.e. the HPAI viruses did not circulate in wild migratory birds. However, five outbreaks having also used vaccination as a management tool in addition to stamping-out strategies.
Company News

German broiler grower wins Cobb Champion award
The Janzen family in Germany is the first winner of the 2016 Cobb Champion Awards, introduced last year to recognise annual world-class performance at breeder, broiler and hatchery level in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Targeting Immunosuppression: How to build a good immune foundation
Significant economic losses are attributed to immunosuppression in the poultry industry worldwide. Exposure to stressors in the poultry production environment, along with infectious diseases (viral or bacterial) that impair immunity, contribute to an overall reduction in flock health, causing a decrease in productivity.
Dealing with coccidiosis by reducing the use of antibiotics: is it sustainable?
One of the most worrying problems in poultry production is coccidiosis and how to deal with it without using antibiotics.
Merial challenges farm vets to walk 141 million steps for charity
Representatives from Merial Animal Health and a group of farm vets will walk a combined 70,500 miles, or 141 million steps, raising money for charity Farm Africa, as part of Merial’s #CALFMATTERS campaign to raise awareness of calf pneumonia and improve the health of beef and dairy calves by vaccinating against the disease.
ADM enters speciality feed ingredient collaboration with Anco
Archer Daniels Midlands Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Austria-based Anco Animal Nutrition Competence GmbH to provide Anco’s line of specialty feed ingredients to ADM Animal Nutrition customers.
Aviagen launches 'How-To' series for broilers
Aviagen®, the world’s leading poultry breeding company, has added a new How-To series for broilers to its existing literature library. The Broiler How-Tos are now available on the Aviagen website.

Global Poultry Industry News


North-east Nigeria Receives Emergency Aid from FAO to Combat Hunger


Zambia Reactivates Avian Influenza National Response Committee
Zambian Farmers Saddened by Low Soybean Prices


Imported Chicken with Unrecognised 'Halal' Logos May Have Been Smuggled into Malaysia
Chicken Slaughterhouse Using Fake Halal Logo Raided


Iran Allows Conditional Use of Chicken Paste; Egg Exports Slowly Resume

   United States

Tyson Foods Rolls Out High-tech Chicken Welfare Programme
New Sensors Could Enable More Affordable Detection of Pollution, Diseases
Urban Ag Only Provides Small Environmental Benefits in Northeastern US
USPOULTRY’s Women’s Leadership Conference: Developing Professional Potential, Leadership Skills
Tyson Foods Announces Investment to Expand Macon GA Distribution Center
Cooked Chicken from China: Free Trade a Two-way Street, Says NCC
AFB Urges Congress to Exercise Caution Against Cuba
Tyson Foods Voluntarily Recalls Foodservice Chicken Products
Poultry Conference to Review Challenges, Best Practices for Professionals
Demand for Organic Produce Surges, Widening US Supply Gap


Al Namaa Poultry Signs Financing Deal with Meethaq


Tainan Culls Chickens Amid Avian Flu Threat
Taiwanese Egg Vendors to Face Fines

   United Kingdom

Moy Park Put on Market by Brazilian Owner JBS


Hens, Greenhouses and Bees Key to Restoring Livelihoods in Iraq


Belarus Eyes Chinese Market for Broiler, Beef and Dairy Exports


Poultry Vaccine to be Tested


New Layer Makes Eggs Less Costly To Produce, Says JBG
JB CEO Warns Against Complacency in Agriculture Sector


Yala Group Aims to Make Betong Chicken Famous


Canada Celebrates 150th Birthday with Chicken
Range of Tasks Makes Farming an Especially Risky Occupation
Canadian Farmers, Processors Committed to Animal Care


UK and China Team Up to Develop Better Animal Feeds
Global Diet, Farming Methods 'Must Change for Environment's Sake,' Says Study


Cracked Eggs on Higher Demand Due to Low Cost

   Korea, South

Chicken Chains Drop Prices Amid Possible BBQ Probe
Thai Eggs to Hit Korean Shelves Next Week

   Russian Federation

Russian President Says Sanctions Led to Self-Sufficiency in Pork, Poultry
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