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Thursday 6th September 2018.


Ryan Johnson - ThePoultrySite Editor

Ryan Johnson
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Editor’s weekly pick

New surveillance strategy for avian influenza

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) remains a serious threat to the global poultry industry, but a new and successful Canadian technique to detect presence of the disease in wild bird populations is already helping to prepare for and control outbreaks.

Read the full article here

What’s the real issue with early chick feeding?

Dr Keith Bramwell, senior technical advisor to the Jamesway Incubator Company, presents the pros and cons of giving commercial chicks immediate access to food and water.

Read the full article here


This Week's Articles and Analysis

Company News

The world’s largest turkey hatchery
Local officials and turkey farmers gathered in Terra Haute Indiana as the doors were opened on the world’s largest turkey hatchery on August 15.
60,000 pullets learn for life
Christelle and Bruno Le Parc from Priziac (department 56), about 100 km east of Brest in Brittany, have transformed one of their poultry houses: where they once kept their layers in enriched colony systems, pullets now learn how to fly and jump in the Big Dutchman rearing aviary NATURA Filia.
Newcastle Disease is never far away
Despite all efforts and good intentions poultry diseases are unfortunately never far away.
Aviagen features “commitment to global poultry industry” theme at SPACE 2018
Representatives of Aviagen® France and the Aviagen Middle East & Africa customer support teams welcome you to Hall 10, Stand B27, where you can look at the different aspects of our commitment firsthand.
Olav Boel reinforces Petersime’s commercial team
Olav Boel has joined Petersime as CCO (Chief Commercial Officer) since the beginning of May 2018.
VIBRA Group aims for excellent results with Petersime
Maximising the genetic potential that’s inside the eggs, delivered by their own breeding activities. That’s what VIBRA Agroindustrial, one of the market leaders in poultry breeding and production in Brazil, is striving for.
Peace of mind with Petersime’s new Hatchery Alert System™
Trustworthy, state-of-the-art and dummy-proof. These are only a few characteristics of Petersime’s new essential safety system for your hatchery: the Petersime Hatchery Alert System™. This new system replaces the old Control Panel and brings along several extra features.
Ross 140 Club breaks new ground in Egypt
Aviagen® Middle East and Africa (MEA) has received its very first member to the Egyptian Ross® 140 Club. Dakahlia Poultry, customer of Ross parent stock (PS) distributor Wadi Poultry, earned membership by achieving a performance of 141.61 chicks at 60 weeks at its Minya Farm 4.
Wadi Group hosts poultry academy for customers and employees
Wadi Poultry Group, the distributor of Ross® parent stock (PS) chicks in Egypt, offered its third Wadi Poultry Academy (WPA III) during July 23-26 in Cairo. The Academy focused on best management practices to achieve the greatest performance, health and welfare from Ross broilers.


Global Poultry Industry News

   United Kingdom

Brexit risks creating dangerous two-tier food system between rich and poor, warns a major new report
Get cracking for British Egg Week 2018
Traditional turkey production in a modern world

   United States

IPPE launches seventh annual Young Leaders “30 under 30” programme
One death in recent outbreak of Salmonella

   European Union

European Citizens Initiative: Commission registers 'End the Cage Age' initiative

   Canada

New surveillance strategy for avian influenza

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