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Thursday 5th October 2017.

This Week's Articles and Analysis

Pheasant Roadkill Peaks in Autumn and Late Winter
Chickens' motives for crossing the road are often questioned - but pheasants should probably avoid it altogether, new research suggests.

Immunity and Immune Foundation
The real key to success in the poultry industry is a healthy immune status. Good diseases control is a balance between infectious or non-infectious disease agents and optimal immunity. Immunity is mediated by two immune mechanisms: cell mediated and humoral.

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Ross DCFTs work "Hand-in-Hand" at 12th Annual Gathering
Ross® Distributor Customer Focus Teams (DCFTs) from throughout Turkey, Middle East and Africa (TMEA) came together Sept. 17-22 in the unique region of Cappadocia, Turkey, for the 12th annual DCFT meeting. Their unified goal was summed up in the meeting theme, “working hand-in-hand to deliver valued customer support.”
Ross 140 and 400 Clubs on the Rise in Lebanon
Membership in Ross® 140 and 400 Clubs is beginning to soar in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), as Aviagen® announces three new additions to the prestigious clubs in Lebanon, Hawa Chicken, Snagro Poultry and Tanmia Agricultural Development Company.
Successful ABF production: Mastered technique or corporate culture?
Galen Miller seemed uneasy about being interviewed. The owner and president of Miller Poultry is a warm, affable guy who’s happy to talk politics, music, food and social trends. But when Poultry Health Today wanted to learn more about his company’s 15 years’ experience raising broilers without antibiotics, he suddenly became tight-lipped — and probably for good reason.
Enter now for the Zoetis – BPC 2017 Poultry Trainee Award
An award that highlights the increasing career prospects in the poultry industry, the 2017 Zoetis - British Poultry Council Trainee Award, is open to entries.
Merck Animal Health fosters next generation of food animal veterinarians
In partnership with the Food Systems Fellowship Program coordinated by the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Merck Animal Health is pleased to announce three scholarships have been awarded to veterinary students who are participating in the program.
Aviagen hosts industry's leading veterinary minds at global veterinary seminar
More than 100 poultry veterinarians from 20 countries turned out in Edinburgh on Sept. 4 for the Aviagen® Global Veterinary Seminar, where they gained important insight into current developments affecting poultry health, biosecurity and safety. The seminar gave attendees a unique opportunity to exchange current experiences, knowledge and challenges with their colleagues from far and wide.
This month on Jamesway’s Webinar Wednesdays – Those 3 Days No One Talks About – The Hatcher
The hatcher is often the forgotten sister of the incubator. Most presentations focus on getting everything right in the incubator, assuming that if the incubation portion is right, the hatcher will just finish off all that good work. The reality though, is that the hatcher needs to be used to continue the progress in incubation and even compensate for some potential shortcomings, such as temperature gradients, experienced in the incubator.
Lightening the load: Teamwork between live production, processing key to reducing foodborne pathogens in poultry
While statistics show the US poultry industry has made great strides reducing foodborne pathogens, USDA’s new standards for Salmonella and Campylobacter in chicken parts have made poultry companies up their game.
Full house for Platinum Brooding Program at Jamesway's Canadian location
Dr. Stewart Ritchie and his team presented the popular Platinum Brooding® Program on Wednesday, September 21 in Cambridge, Ontario.
ADM announces new product registrations for PROPLEX DY in Philippines and Vietnam
ADM Animal Nutrition™, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), announced today that PROPLEX® DY, a high-quality protein source for swine, poultry and aquaculture, has been approved for registration in the Philippines and Vietnam.
Gold sponsor Nutriad hosted technical session at MycoKey
Belgium headquartered feed additives specialist Nutriad was a proud sponsor of the 1st MycoKey International Conference that took place in September in Ghent (Belgium).
Market Reports

Global Poultry Industry News


India Not Complying with WTO Poultry Order, Says Juster

   United States

Keeping Birds Healthy While Following Good Biosecurity Best Practices
Warming Unlikely to Impact Animal Agriculture in Northeast
Livestock, Poultry Farmers Can Apply for Grants to Improve Animal Welfare
USPOULTRY’s Seminar Focused on Live Production, Processing Environmental Concerns
USPOULTRY Foundation Approves $125,000 in New Avian Influenza Research
Tyson Poultry Inc Resolves Federal Concerns About 2014 Incident


IFA Protests Over Livestock, Poultry Meat Sellout

   European Union

IFA: EU Report Finds Brazil Unable to Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports
Brexit Solutions Must Focus on Trading Relationship with All of UK, IFA Says


Morocco Seeking to Export Poultry to EU

   Sri Lanka

Poultry Output to Fall in 2017 Due to Constraints in Supply Side


NAFTA Renegotiation Expected to Get More Difficult Moving Forward
Meat Council Hopeful TPP will Move Forward Without US


Tainted Egg Yolks Found in Mooncakes

   Antigua and Barbuda

Clamp Down Coming on Egg Vendors

   Viet Nam

HCM City Retail Outlets Sell Traceable Chicken Meat, Eggs
Viet Nam Strives for Chicken Meat Export to EU

   United Kingdom

2 Sisters Temporarily Suspends Operations Post Guardian/ITV Investigation
The Guardian: Undercover Work Reveals Blood, Sweat, Deceit; 2 Sisters Responds


Massive Projected Increase in Use of Antimicrobials in Animals by 2030
Win-win Strategies for Climate, Food Security
Researchers Target Animal Farming, Meat Intake to Avoid Post-antibiotic World


Construction Underway on Qatar’s Largest Poultry Farm


Zimbabwean Govt Suspends Duty on Fertilised Poultry Eggs


No Fipronil-Contaminated Chicken Meat on Bulgarian Market

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