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Thursday 31st August 2017.

This Week's Articles and Analysis

Prime-Boost Vaccination in Egypt: Field Experiences
The third order clade 2.2.1 of H5N1 lineage of HPAIV currently circulating in Egypt has been subdivided into the fourth subgroup (group B variant strains which emerged in 2008 and disappeared by 2011) and (group C viruses which emerged in 2013 from group A classical strains, first reported in Egypt in 2006 and still prevalent and causing severe outbreaks in poultry in 2017).

Avian Influenza Surveillance and Diagnosis
Rapid detection and accurate identification of low (LPAI) and high pathogenicity avian influenza (HPAI) is critical to controlling infections and disease in poultry.

Company News

Hands-on expertise at European technical seminar
The biennial Cobb Europe technical seminar at Harderwijk, Netherlands, brought together more than 50 people from 20 countries for a week-long technical seminar covering breeder, broiler and hatchery management, together with animal health and environmental topics.
Cobb champion awards go to South Africa
Two Cobb Champion Awards have gone to companies in South Africa – Quantum Foods and RCL Foods. The awards were introduced last year to recognize annual world-class performance at breeder, broiler and hatchery levels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Looming crisis for poultry: Finding and funding veterinarians
The poultry industry is rife with job openings for veterinarians that can’t be filled, according to Mark Jackwood, PhD, University of Georgia.
Managing coccidiosis successfully in poultry raised without antibiotics
Producers raising flocks without antibiotics are finding new ways to manage gut health and coccidiosis with vaccination and anticoccidials, Greg Mathis, PhD, coccidiosis specialist, Southern Poultry Research, told Poultry Health Today.

Global Poultry Industry News

   South Africa

SA Poultry Industry Hurting as Avian Flu Worsens
Avian Influenza Detected on Cape Poultry Farm


Product to Keep Pig, Poultry Farms Fly-free Developed


London Summit to Tackle Avian Disease


JBS Commits to Cage-free Eggs
SIAVS: Brazilian officials downplay Weak Flesh, welcome new trade opportunities


Strong Growth of Farm Cash Receipts from Livestock Projected
High Incentive to Quickly, Successfully Conclude NAFTA

   United States

CME: New All-time Highs in US Red Meat, Poultry Production
Tyson's Incubation Technology Centre Set to Begin Operations
USPOULTRY Cosponsors 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Summit


More Fipronil-tainted Eggs Detected in Taiwan

   Korea, South

Nationwide Tests Ordered as DDT Traces Found in Chickens

   Viet Nam

Hoa Phat Poultry Co Imports High Quality Chicken Breed


MPs Slam Handling of Egg Crisis, Say Food Safety Body has Failed


Turkish Eggs Safe from Fipronil, Ministry Analysis Finds


China Not on First List of McDonald's Antibiotics Cut

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