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Thursday 23rd August 2018.
Ryan Johnson - ThePoultrySite Editor

Ryan Johnson

Georgia Poultry




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Editor’s weekly pick

Poultry keepers urged to be vigilant of Newcastle disease

Earlier this month, ZDG Central Association of the German poultry industry demanded higher prices for poultry meat to compensate for increased feed costs. German poultry and egg producers say a price increase is not urgent, but it could be in the near future

Read the full article here

This Week's Articles and Analysis

Company News

Aviagen Anadolu’s Production Management School highlights importance of ventilation to flock health, welfare and performance
Aviagen® Anadolu held its second Ventilation School, July 4-6, in Ankara, Turkey. Welcoming 11 poultry broiler and breeder farm managers representing 9 customers, the school offered a good balance of classroom theory and on-the-farm training.
Coccidiosis control: New strategies for a new era
Coccidiosis can be controlled in broilers without antibiotics as long as producers pay closer attention to hatchery coccidiosis vaccination procedures, brooding and stocking rates, Greg Mathis, PhD, president of Southern Poultry Research, told Poultry Health Today.
Hipra University, an insight into the therapeutic areas of interest in poultry farming
Veterinary practice in the poultry industry – probably more than for any other species - requires a revision of ideas and also updating of the interpretation of laboratory results and clinical diagnosis that can be made on the farm itself.
Blackhead disease causes reduced egg production in layer hens
Blackhead disease can cause a substantial drop in egg production in commercial layer hens, Christina Sigmon of North Carolina State University, said during the 2018 International Poultry Scientific Forum. [1]
Early identification needed to protect broilers from reovirus
Reovirus is mutating every 2 to 3 years, which is making it difficult to protect broilers from the effects of the virus, Don Waldrip, DVM, technical service veterinarian for Zoetis, told Poultry Health Today.
MSD Animal Health announces winner of 2018 High Quality Poultry Science Award
Winning study investigates link between poultry diet and abatement of odour to support growth of poultry industry.
Putting paper under chick’s drinkers: Is it really helpful?
Placing paper under water lines increases water consumption by baby chicks, but only for the first 3 or 4 hours after house placement, research indicates.

Global Poultry Industry News


Privé Group commits to sourcing exclusively cage-free eggs


Argentine poultry industry suffering losses

   United States

Avian influenza: mobile systems can inactivate virus
Tyson Foods to acquire Keystone Foods for $2.16 billion
US poultry industry gains new leadership for sustainability and welfare initiatives
Emerging animal health companies compete for funding in ‘shark tank’ style forum
Turkey To Go celebrates sixty years at the fair


"Low carbon" chicken: Canadian farmers complete Life Cycle Assessment


German poultry association demands high prices for poultry meat


Changing the face of the Australian poultry industry

   United Kingdom

Conference tackles antibiotic resistance in food-producing animals
New code for UK laying hens and pullets issued

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