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Thursday 31st May 2018.
Ryan Johnson - ThePoultrySite Editor

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International partnership to address human-animal-environment health risks gets a boost
The food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) together agreed to jointly face health concerns resulting from human contact with animals and the environment.
These organizations’ collaboration acknowledges the need for a united effort in ensuring the health and safety of animals, people and the environment. One of the primary objectives of this effort is to look at these latter three spheres not in isolation, but to confront them jointly.

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IPPE Insights: Merck Poultry Ph.D. Fellowship research focuses on necrotic enteritis
Sarah Mikesell checks in with Sohini Bhatia at the IPPE to hear about her research into combatting necrotic enteritis. Bhatia is a PhD student at Texas A&M University and winner of the Merck Animal Health Poultry PhD Fellowship Award, which was presented at this year’s IPPE.
With the use of electron beam (ionizing) radiation to inactivate Clostridium perfringens, she is hoping to develop a vaccine against this disease which plagues the poultry industry.

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This Week's Articles and Analysis

The importance of lighting in poultry production
When managing a healthy, productive flock, getting the lighting conditions right could be more important than you think. Melanie Epp checks in with the bright sparks who are shining a spotlight on the problem

Company News

Innovating for success starts in the hatchery
Ceva to open their doors at VIV Europe 2018, welcoming all to learn how their innovations can optimise the performance of your flock
Aviagen welcomes customers from far and wide to hatchery module of Europe, Middle East & Africa Production Management School
Combining lectures with practical learning, the 2018 school debuted its first incubator-building activity
Novus international increases price for Methionine product
8% increase for methionine products.
IPPE Insights: Merck Poultry Ph.D. Fellowship research focuses on necrotic enteritis
"With the incidence of necrotic enteritis increasing every year, it is crucial to intensely research novel vaccine technologies."
Market Reports


After 70 million chickens culled amid strikes, Brazil reports partial resumption of production activity


International partnership to address human-animal-environment health risks gets a boost

   Russian Federation

Chicken production growth in Russia exceeds demand growth for chicken meat

   United Kingdom

UK food and farming sector unites to set Brexit objectives for government

   European Union

Water reuse: European Commission proposes measures to make it easier and safer for agricultural irrigation
Animal welfare research leads to European law reform

   United States

USPOULTRY announces 2019 "Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award" competition

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