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Thursday 21st September 2017.

This Week's Articles and Analysis

Chick Quality Hatchery Impact on Performance
This presentation explains that today’s hatcheries must not look at hatch only. Although, companies seem to make hatch a priority, we all must remember that integrated as well as independent companies are in the meat business.

Social Environment Matters for Duck Penis Size
Most birds lack genitalia, but male ducks are known for their long, spiraling penises, which have evolved through an ongoing cat-and-mouse game with females.

Company News

Aviagen Anadolu welcomes new Ross 140 and 400 club members, holds first awards ceremony in Sapanca
Aviagen® Anadolu has announced its 2017 Ross® 400 and 140 Club winners, who will be awarded in separate ceremonies throughout the country. Aviagen established Ross 400 and 140 Clubs to recognize customers who have realized exceptional results with Ross 308 breeder and broiler flocks.
Aviagen appoints Eduardo Souza Vice President, research and development, North America
Aviagen® has announced that Eduardo Souza has accepted the position of Vice President of Research and Development for Aviagen’s North American region, effective Aug. 23.
Tiger Chicks hosts Indian river broiler farmer workshop in Zambia
Indian River® customer Tiger Chicks hosted an informative workshop for 73 broiler farmers recently in Lusaka, Zambia. Tiger Chicks, a business unit of leading South African integrated poultry producer Astral Foods, is a breeder farm and hatchery that produces day-old broiler chicks for the African market.
The Global Petersime Network looks forward to a bright future, delighting its customers.
Petersime, the world leading company in incubator and hatchery equipment, has successfully completed its 2017 Global Distributor Seminar. International guests representing the Petersime Global Distributor Network attended the two-day long seminar in Nice, France.

Global Poultry Industry News


'Raised by a Canadian Farmer' Means Even More Now
Farmers Advised to Adjust to Higher Canadian Dollar


Conflicts Drag Down Food Security Amid Growing Global Food Output
Surging Costs Spice up Asian Inflation Outlook
World Hunger on the Rise Again, Says New Report by UN
Canada's Ag Minister Takes NAFTA Message to New Orleans

   South Africa

Chicken Consumption Higher Than Supply in SA
First Case of Bird Flu Detected on Eastern Cape Farm


Egg, Poultry Producer Moves Into E-grocery
Poultry Stocks to Gain from Lower Feedstock Prices?

   United States

Trump Administration Brings New Poultry Challenges, Opportunities
USPOULTRY Accepting Broiler, Turkey Research Pre-Proposals
Animal Rights Group Sues to End Pre-Yom Kippur Chicken Ritual


PCB Plans Closure of Illegal Chicken Shops

   United Kingdom

Wake up to British Egg Week
Industry Calls for Urgent Action on Organic Derogations


Fairhill Chickens’ Production Down 25%


Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Bulgaria
Bulgarian Farms with Fipronil-tainted Eggs Remain Closed
Eggs Containing Fipronil Found in Bulgaria


Taipei Wholesaler Found Selling Insecticide-tainted Eggs


Cargill Expands Thailand-based Animal Nutrition Business


Health Risks of Natural Origin Frequently Underestimated, Study Finds

   Hong Kong

HK Bans Poultry Meat, Egg Imports from Italian Province


FAO Commends High Quality of Belarus' Dairy, Meat Products


Malta Health Ministry Tells Consumers Eggs Fit for Consumption

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