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Thursday 24th August 2017.
This Week's Articles and Analysis

Virus with an Eggshell
Avian flu can be transmitted from birds to humans; transmission among humans, however, is limited.

Field Experience with Vaccination in Turkeys in Morocco
At the beginning of 2016, Morocco faced its first influenza outbreaks in commercial poultry farms caused by avian influenza virus (AIV) H9N2.

Company News

Cobb champion award goes to Dutch family
The van den Hurk family in the Netherlands is celebrating after winning one of the latest Cobb Champion awards for outstanding broiler performance. The awards were introduced last year to recognise annual world-class performance at breeder, broiler and hatchery levels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Paw quality in broilers: Why it’s important
Footpad dermatitis is a major concern in broiler chickens because it adversely affects animal welfare. There’s also an increased demand for chicken paws from overseas markets. In fact, in recent years, the value of the paw market to China alone reached $50 million a year.1
Cobb MV male introduced to Indonesian market
Cobb-Vantress held a series of seminars to introduce the new Cobb MV male to Indonesia, one of Asia’s key markets, with a current estimated placement of over 25 million parent stock per year.
Cobb Champion Award for Senpilic in Turkey
Outstanding hatchability has won Senpiliç in Turkey one of the Cobb Champion Awards. They were introduced last year to recognize annual world-class performance at breeder, broiler and hatchery levels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Building a better vaccination program
Poultry companies naturally want to provide the best disease protection for the least cost, but deciding which vaccines to use and when can be a daunting task.
Swain to lead Cobb Southwest US Sales
With more than 25 years’ experience in the poultry industry, Charles Swain recently began a new role with the Cobb-Vantress North American sales team as the sales manager for the southwest U.S.
Non-ionophore Anticoccidial May Help Manage Necrotic Enteritis in RWA Flocks

Market Reports

Global Poultry Industry News


Italian Police Seize over 90,000 Eggs Infected with Fipronil

   Korea, South

Korean Govt to Inspect All Chickens for Insecticides
Chicken Meat with Anthelmintic Residue Found, Lawmaker Says
Egg Inspections Complete, But Safety Concerns Remain
More Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Korea; Govt Apologises for Fiasco


McDonalds to Globally Reduce Use of Antibiotics in Chickens
Study Compares Cost of Meat in Over 50 Countries Worldwide
Early Indian Ocean Trade Routes Bring Chicken to Eastern Africa


Kenya Lifts Poultry Ban for Three Large Ugandan Export Firms


CB Group to Export Chicken Waste to Pet Food Makers
CB Breaks Ground for $9b Poultry Processing Plant


Cargill in Collaboration to Promote Scientific Use of Antibiotics in China’s Broiler Industry


DA Allows Poultry Shipments Out of Luzon


Oman Firm Appoints Engineering Consultant for Poultry Project


Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Taiwan


Successful NAFTA Renegotiation Could Enhance North American Global Competitiveness


Pakistan to Target UAE as Major Poultry Exporter

   European Union

Risks Posed by Longer-term Consumption of Foods Contaminated with Fipronil

   United States

CME: US Broiler Production Forecast Adjusted Down to 0.3%
Support within US Key to Successful NAFTA Renegotiation
AAAP Inducts 19 More Avian-health Professionals into Hall of Honour
CME: USDA Modestly Adjusts Corn, Soybean Harvest Forecasts
Tyson to Expand Tennessee Poultry Operation; More Jobs to be Created
2018 IPPE Registration and Housing Now Open


Sweden Reports Outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Laying Hens


Fipronil in Foods Containing Eggs: Estimations of Maximum Tolerable Daily Consumption


Rotten Eggs Could Have Been Sold to Supermarket


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