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Thursday 21st December 2017.

This Week's Articles and Analysis

Sustainable Innovations in South Africa
One farmer is fighting harsh conditions with all-in-one micro-coops and a seriously tough breed of chicken, writes Chris McCullough.

How Sustainable is American Poultry Farming?
As global demand for protein puts increasing pressure on resources worldwide, broilers are emerging as a sector where sustainable mass-production is possible, writes Karen Christensen, Associate Professor, Center of Excellence for Poultry Science.

Christmas is Coming
Join the British Goose Producers Association on a visit to Lancashire farmers Johnson & Swarbrick as they prepare for peak season, writes Ellen Hardy, ThePoultrySite Editor.

Company News

Nutriad concludes maize mycotoxin survey Spain
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, a leader in solutions for Mycotoxin Management, continues to invest in mycotoxin surveys across the world. The annual surveys, which are shared with industry professionals, are considered an important source of information to prepare for the period ahead.
Wadi Group hosts second internal training academy for next generation of poultry professionals
Aviagen shares latest breeding information with Wadi staff in Egypt.
Yann Thoueille appointed as Regional Technical Director Asia
Asia - Hubbard is pleased to announce the appointment of Yann Thoueille as Regional Technical Director for the Asian Region. Yann will report directly to David Fyfe, Global Business Director Hubbard.
PF Kekava joins Ross 400 Club
Latvia’s only integrated company reaches excellent results.
Nutriad releases 2017 Great Britain & Ireland 2017 Mycotoxin Survey
For many years multinational feed additives producer Nutriad has been analyzing crops across the world to determine mycotoxin contamination level, so it can better support local producers in their mycotoxin management strategies.
Plan B: Using sentinel birds to track poultry viruses when you can’t obtain SPF birds
Sometimes the best way to identify disease problems is to use sentinel birds along with other diagnostic tools, but the specific-pathogen-free (SPF) birds used for this purpose aren’t always readily available.
Aviagen Furthers Commitment to educate the future at EMEA Production Management School broiler module
The course underscored how to optimise broiler performance and economic returns in hands-on format.
Market Reports

Global Poultry Industry News

   United States

Study Shows Whole Eggs Better for Muscle Buildup, Repair Rather Than Egg Whites
International Rendering Symposium to Examine Industry Challenges, Opportunities in Rendering Industry
Wastewater Treatment Challenges in Poultry, Egg Processing Program Offered at 2018 IPPE
Researchers Develop Practical Solar Heater for Poultry Houses


Tanzania Reports Inordinately High Chicken Feed Costs


Iran Among Biggest Chicken Producers

   New Zealand

Collective Bargaining Authorisation for Chicken Growers
Record Levels of Poultry Consumption in 2017

   United Kingdom

Various Chicken Brands Recalled Due to Fear of Metal Fragments
2 Sisters Food Group to Publish Data on UK Poultry Audit
Risk of 'Dirty' Turkey After Brexit if UK Strikes US Trade Deal


Chicken Suppliers Accused of Price Fixing; Six Weeks Given to Defend Themselves


Poultry Gets Hormone Taint; Organic Way Needs Official Stamp


Cattle, Poultry Prices Rise in Karamoja Ahead of Christmas

   Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Lifts Import Ban on Poultry, Eggs from Four Countries

   European Union

Copa and Cogeca Welcome Progress on Brexit Negotiation


Veterinary Office Lifts Quarantine for Swiss Chicken Farm


Poultry Farming Under Threat

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