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Thursday 22nd March 2018.
This Week's Articles and Analysis

Safety concerns regarding coccidiosis vaccines. Comparison of attenuated and non-attenuated vaccines
Eimeria vaccines for poultry are mainly composed of live oocysts. Concerns about the safety of coccidiosis vaccines have been raised by field users. The aim of this study was to compare the safety parameters of commercial non-attenuated and attenuated coccidiosis vaccines with Evalon®, a live attenuated coccidiosis vaccine for breeders and layers.

Company News

Influence feed: Bracing for trade retaliation
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New Cobb agent appointed in Uzbekistan
Kefayat General Trading Company has been appointed by Cobb Europe as its agent for Uzbekistan, strengthening the breed’s position in the growing market.
AAAP plans to take more proactive approach in poultry health, welfare conversations
The American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) plans to increase its public presence and become a trusted source of information for consumers about the science behind poultry health.
Claude Toudic appointed as Hubbard Premium Product Manager
Hubbard is pleased to announce the appointment of Claude Toudic as Premium Product Manager. Claude will report to David Fyfe, Hubbard Global Business Director.
Ceva launches a “new wave of innovation” to help poultry producers meet the performance challenges driven by the need for “No antibiotics” and more sustainable production
The Ceva New Technology Summit, held from March 20th to 22nd, will provide strong scientific evidence that optimal vaccination in the hatchery, with new technology vaccines can create a step change in sustainable production performance.
Layer-hen stocking density affects Salmonella shedding
Lower stocking density for laying hens was associated with less faecal shedding of Salmonella Heidelberg in a USDA study.

Global Poultry Industry News


Welfare concerns in the USA and UK

   United Kingdom

‘Comprehensive’ policy needed as NFU begins member consultation
NFU response to UK and EU agreed-upon terms for Brexit transition period
Welfare concerns over new footage from UK poultry farm
NFU welcomes PM’s ambition to deliver a successful farming policy

   United States

USPOULTRY accepting nominations for Charles Beard Research Excellence Award
Congress adds momentum to restoring CERCLA exemptions
NFU applauds introduction of STRESS Act

   Hong Kong

Hong Kong halts poultry imports from South Korean province


Poultry company Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) certified under Thai Labour Standard

   Korea, South

South Korea adopts regionalisation policy, limiting potential restrictions on US poultry exports


China suspends poultry imports

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