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Thursday 8th November 2018.


Ryan Johnson - ThePoultrySite Editor

Ryan Johnson
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Editor’s weekly picks

Why installing ramps can ease stress on new arrivals to aviaries

Swiss research shows ramps can improve transition from one phase to the next. Though a simple solution, the effect for the hens is significant enough to merit consideration on the farm. Michael Toscano and Ariane Stratmann of the Center for Proper Housing, Poultry and Rabbits (ZTHZ) in Switzerland discuss their study on incorporating ramps into aviaries to improve production and welfare.

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How Canadian egg farmers and innovators plan to bring fresh eggs to the furthest reaches of Canada

How do you raise chickens if you’re an egg farmer in the land of snow, ice and shield rock? This is the challenge for those who live and work in the Arctic zone of the northern territories of Canada. Roughly the same latitude as Southern Greenland and stretching north alongside Iceland to the farthest point of Northern Greenland, Northern Canada is home to polar bears, the Arctic Ocean and – at a geographical stretch – the North Pole. It is virtually unheard of to have a basement or cellar in a home or business up here.

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This Week's Articles and Analysis

Why installing ramps can ease stress on new arrivals to aviaries
Swiss research shows ramps can improve transition from one phase to the next

5 tips to increase profits from cage-free egg production
Egg producers can address the additional costs and new challenges of moving hens into cage-free environments by focusing on these five factors.

Sheila Barcsansky, Aviagen International Logistics/Export Manager, whose focus in life is to get chickens to the other side… of the world
Every day, Arbor Acres, Indian River and Ross chicks begin an intricate journey from one of the many Aviagen supply bases to customers around the world

Egg farming at the North Pole
How Canadian egg farmers and innovators plan to bring fresh eggs to the furthest reaches of Canada

Company News

Evonik strengthens its activities in Precision Livestock Farming with acquisition of Belgian Big Data software provider Porphyrio
Evonik strengthens its activities in Precision Livestock Farming with acquisition of Belgian Big Data software provider Porphyrio
Aviagen continues commitment to customers and industry at EuroTier 2018
Aviagen looks forward to welcoming customers and industry colleagues to EuroTier 2018. Taking place Nov. 13-16 in Hannover, Germany, Aviagen will be one of 60 exhibitors representing the poultry sector at this well-established trade fair for animal production.
Cobb hosts seventh regional technical school in Central America
More than 100 poultry professionals from 10 countries across North and Central America joined together last week in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, for Cobb-Vantress’ VII Regional Technical School (VII Escuela Técnica Regional Cobb).
Jamesway appoints new Director of Latin America and Spain
Jamesway Incubator Company announces that Dr. Jesus Campa is now Director of Latin America and Spain, Sales.
Ross grows from strength to strength in Uzbekistan
Tashkent conference celebrates customer loyalty and growing brand popularity
Aviagen SAU customer meetings expand to Portugal
On Oct. 10 and 11, Aviagen® SAU customers from throughout Portugal and bordering areas of Spain gathered for the first time in Coimbra, Portugal – one of a series of four meetings launched at the end of 2017 for Ross® customers in Spain, Portugal and Morocco.
Cobb shares expertise on breeder male management at Latin American Poultry & Nutrition Congress 2018
Cobb-Vantress regional leadership recently shared its expertise on managing breeder males at the inaugural Latin American Poultry & Nutrition Congress (LPN Congress), held in Miami from October 23-25, 2018.
AB Jansen receives royal recognition
Ab Jansen, founder and director of Jansen Poultry Equipment, received the royal award ‘Ridder in de Orde van Oranje Nassau’ last Wednesday. It was handed to him by the mayor of Barneveld in the new showroom and in the presence of his family, friends and employees.
Consistency, follow-up key to controlling IBV
Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a “moving target” and trying to keep ahead of it requires consistency and follow-up, Sjaak de Wit, DVM, PhD, of GD Animal Health, the Netherlands, told Poultry Health Today.
Accelerating toward the future through hatchery vaccination
The Poultry Team at MSD Animal Health hosted the European & Middle East Regional High Quality Congress in Tallinn, Estonia this month.
The benefits of moving vaccination to the hatchery
This past month, the Poultry Team at MSD Animal Health hosted the European & Middle East Regional High Quality Congress in Tallinn, Estonia.
Cobb hosts seventh Regional Technical School in Central America
Cobb-Vantress, Inc / Siloam Springs, Arkansas, USA: More than 100 poultry professionals from 10 countries across North and Central America joined together last week in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, for Cobb-Vantress’ VII Regional Technical School (VII Escuela Técnica Regional Cobb)
Air around the egg with X-Treck
Vencomatic Group is considered to be the leader of on-farm hatching in traditional broiler houses. This pioneering work ultimately resulted in the X-Treck system. Victor van Wagenberg has been involved since the beginning as product manager in the development of this complete on-farm hatching system
Biosecurity, disinfection, downtime keys to better ILT control
Strict biosecurity is the best defense against infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) in broiler flocks, advises Maricarmen García, PhD, a professor at the University of Georgia


Global Poultry Industry News

   United States

Muscle myopathies and foodborne pathogen management the focus of new, hands-on food safety programme at 2019 IPPE
California votes: hens must be cage-free by 2022
USPOULTRY and Foundation approve $385,000 in research grants
Routine tests identify new case of low pathogenic avian influenza in a Minnesota poultry flock
Poultry groups welcome EPA’s clarification on needless reporting requirement

   Australia

Imported eggs will force Western Australian farmers to close

   Russian Federation

Russia, China agree requirements for frozen poultry supplies
Ukranian poultry producer MHP among those affected by Russian sanctions

   Global

New scanning technique allows rapid identification of meat fraud
Planning to hatch chicks this winter? Keep these tips in mind
International action to address antimicrobial resistance in animals
Food prices dipped in October

   United Kingdom

NOAH purpose expanded in new strategy
Brexit and beyond: a strong future in animal health
£5,000 environmental grant on offer to Midland farmers

   Denmark

Open data and data-driven agriculture in the spotlight at the GODAN Forum

   European Union

Compassion in World Farming launches first European EggTrack report

   Algeria

Poultry prices down 11 percent in Algeria

   China

Minister MacAulay's agricultural trade mission to China could create opportunities for Canadian processors

   Canada

Canadian government announces new working group for poultry, egg sectors

   Bulgaria

BFSA tightens control over poultry farms

   India

Broiler prices hit unprecedented high in Tamil Nadu

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