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Monday 17th September 2018.
Ryan Johnson - ThePoultrySite Editor

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Editor’s weekly pick

Synthetic DNA treatment safeguards chicks: meet the expert behind the research

CANADA - Kalhari Bandara Goonewardene is a PhD candidate at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) in University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada completing her doctoral research at the Department of Veterinary Pathology under the supervision of Dr Susantha Gomis|

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Weathering the storm: how you can prepare for Hurricane Florence

USA - Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc release advisory detailing safety tips producers out to take to prepare for Hurricane Florence. The National Weather Service forecasts the potential for tropical storm force winds to affect all of Delmarva, with the Eastern Shore of Virginia facing the greatest likelihood of heavy rain and wind. Chicken growers everywhere on Delmarva should be preparing now for the possibility of heavy rain and damaging winds. Here are steps chicken growers should take now to prepare for a hurricane.

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This Week's Articles and Analysis

Here’s what the egg farm of the future looks like
NETHERLANDS - By placing hen welfare and the planet first, can you come up with a better business model for egg production? The innovators at Dutch farm Kipster think so

Company News

Socorex automatic vaccinators
From day old chick up to breeding stock, the Swiss made Socorex® syringes with spring-loaded plunger and valve system are designed for precision serial animal injections.
New software streamlines custom-vaccine management for livestock veterinarians
Newport Laboratories, Inc., a leader in livestock custom-made vaccines (CMVs), today launches HerdPoint,™ a new solution for veterinarians that streamlines the nonadjacent-herd approval process and ongoing isolate management, all from a mobile phone or computer.
Newport Laboratories is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is excited to announce that Newport Laboratories, Inc. in Worthington, Minnesota, is officially part of Boehringer Ingelheim’s animal health business unit.
Zoetis initiative improves poultry health for Nigeria’s farming and veterinary communities
CHI Farms, one of the leading poultry farms in Nigeria, will open a new diagnostic centre today, in poultry production hub Ibadan, with the support of Zoetis and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).
Hendrix Genetics Layers awarded AI free compartment status for all Netherlands based operations
All Hendrix Genetic Layers Breeding complexes, the GPS farms and its rearing farms, and the hatcheries have been awarded AI free compartment status by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Authority (NVWA). This status is also recognised by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).
Training the future of the poultry industry
Aviagen EMEA Production management school sets out to boost breeder performance and economic returns for customers.
Nutriad opens refurbished UK office
Global feed additive leader Nutriad, recently opened its refurbished and renovated offices in Chester (UK), home of the paltability centre of excellence for the global group.
Trace minerals, used litter, coccidiosis control key to managing enteritis in NAE flocks
Starting broiler flocks on used litter, coupled with effective coccidiosis control and the use of trace minerals, can help minimise necrotic enteritis (NE) in broiler flocks raised without antibiotics, Steve Davis, DVM, told Poultry Health Today.

Global Poultry Industry News


VIV China opens in Nanjing


Cargill expands into Polish market acquiring value-added chicken company, Konspol


Synthetic DNA treatment safeguards chicks: meet the expert behind the research

   United States

Weathering the storm: how you can prepare for Hurricane Florence
The future of cell-cultured poultry meat: USDA and FDA to hold joint meeting

   United Kingdom

British Meat Processors Association speaks out about Defra progress
Post-Brexit Agriculture Bill to promote environmental action
RSPCA expresses approval that animal welfare standards will not be lowered in new Agricultural Bill
New Agricultural Bill falls short, fails to inform farmers, say Bidwells
NFU’s food report delivered to Britain’s politicians
Green Parrty denounces Gove’s live exports U-turn
Red Tractor bid to become British food and farming flagship


Jamaica Broilers Group acquires feed mill in Georgia, USA

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