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Thursday 23rd November 2017.

This Week's Articles and Analysis

Company News

44 million ‘respectable’ birds on the menu this Thanksgiving
If one of America’s founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin, had his way in the late 1700s, the turkey would have been the US national bird instead of the bald eagle — a majestic but imposing raptor that Franklin thought had a “bad moral character.”
Aviagen SweChick hosts slower-growing customer meeting
Rowan Range® existing and potential customers from throughout Scandinavia gathered in Helsingborg, Sweden, on Oct. 26 to explore the latest developments in the slower-growing market.
Immune-response research could yield new IB strategies for poultry
Research into the immune response of chickens could help lead to strategies that enable chickens to resist infectious bronchitis (IB), Rodrigo Gallardo, DVM, PhD, professor, University of California – Davis, told Poultry Health Today.
Choose the right heater for poultry brooding
Radiant heat has gained wide acceptance across the industry for heating the brooder area of poultry houses. Because radiant heat delivers heating energy directly to the birds and floor, radiant offers significant advantages compared to forced air heat including; 15-25% more efficiency, drier litter, and creating a heat-storing thermal reservoir for the birds at floor level.
7th Indian River Association Meeting in Hong Kong
Indian River hosted its 7th annual Association meeting from October 15 -16 in Hong Kong. The Indian River® Association continues to attract owners and senior managers from Asia, Middle East and Africa customer companies as it grows and expands its base to 17 countries with an experienced team and excellent breeder and broiler performance package.
Nutriad expands in Middle East
Multinational feed additives producer NUTRIAD announced the appointment of Dr. Ahmed Elmaazoun as Sales Manager Middle East. NUTRIAD is actively driving the introduction of feed additive solutions for livestock and aquaculture in the region via direct accounts and a distributor network.
Market Reports

Global Poultry Industry News

   United States

Court Gives EPA More Time to Provide Reporting Assistance to Poultry, Egg Producers
Finding Real-Life Solutions to Growing Food Waste Epidemic
USPOULTRY Foundation Allocates Funds in Student Recruiting Grants
Tyson Foods Announces $300M Project to Meet Chicken Demand
USPOULTRY Releases White Paper on How Poultry Industry Benefits Employees, Communities & Consumers


Expansion of Olymel's Quebec Plant to Create New Jobs

   European Union

EU Trade Ban Brings Down Global Trade in Wild Birds


DPM: Malaysia Aims to Export 30% of Broiler Chickens by 2030
CCK to Raise Output at Kuching Poultry Abattoir


Egg Prices Going up in Armenia

   Korea, South

Poultry Being Pre-emptively Killed Near Olympic Venues
SK to Disinfect All Poultry Farms, Vehicles Following Bird Flu Outbreak


Indonesia to Export Chickens, Ducks to Malaysia


Egg Price Hike a Temporary Setback, Poultry Industry Says
Govt Sets Permissible Limits for Antibiotic Use in Chickens
Egg Prices Up by 40%; Broilers Cheaper by 25%

   Hong Kong

HK Suspends Poultry Meat Imports from Parts of Korea


Ukraine's Animal Feeding Stuff Approved to Export to China

   United Kingdom

Breakfast Report Shows Caterers Route to 'Eggs-tra' Profit
EFRA Committee Publishes Report on 2 Sisters Food Group and Standards in Poultry Processing


Study Shows Turkey Waste May Have Future as Fuel for Heat, Electricity


Fears Over Chicken, Beef Being Sold in Some Eateries


Wellhope on Track for Better Commercial Chicken Operations

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