converting website visitors

ThePoultrySite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the poultry industry

ThePoultrySite Newsletter - 15 November 2018

ThePoultrySite Weekly Newsletter
You are receiving this email as you are a subscriber of ThePoultrySite.com
The home of premium international poultry news and information.
Is this email not displaying correctly?
View it in your browser.
ThePoultrySite
Thursday 15th November 2018.
Ryan Johnson - ThePoultrySite Editor

Ryan Johnson
Editor


Zoetis

Big Dutchman

Georgia Poultry

MSD Animal Health

Cobb

Biomin

Ceva

Merial

Aviagen

DSM

Note from the editor
Do you have any comments or questions? Are you interested in commenting on new developments in the poultry industry? Get in touch with our editor if so, or if you have an interesting story you’d like to share with us!

As you know, we’re relaunching The Poultry Site  (help us out by taking a quick survey), so we could use your insight to bring you a platform which caters directly to your poultry needs and wants.

Thanks always for reading

Editor’s weekly picks

Poultry farmers: how to take care of your mental health

As anyone who’s ever done it knows all too well, running a poultry farm can be a stressful endeavour. But how can you tell when the strain is having serious repercussions for your mental health? And what can you do to help yourself? Dr Nicola Davies, health psychologist, offers some professional advice

Read the full article here

Why German consumers are willing to pay more for poultry from male birds

Organic farmers and a standards label in Germany are backing an experiment that might transform the egg industry, both commercially and in raising animal-welfare prospects. Instead of macerating male chicks they’re rearing them for meat

Read the full article here


This Week's Articles and Analysis

Poultry farmers: how to take care of your mental health
As anyone who’s ever done it knows all too well, running a poultry farm can be a stressful endeavour. But how can you tell when the strain is having serious repercussions for your mental health? And what can you do to help yourself? Dr Nicola Davies, health psychologist, offers some professional advice

Why German consumers are willing to pay more for poultry from male birds
Organic farmers and a standards label in Germany are backing an experiment that might transform the egg industry, both commercially and in raising animal-welfare prospects. Instead of macerating male chicks they’re rearing them for meat

Minimise condemnations: Protect profits through supplementation of HMTBa
Recent data has shown broilers supplemented with HMTBa (2-hydroxy 4-(methylthio) butanoic acid) as a methionine source exhibited fewer condemnations and higher livability consistently.

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.

Company News

Aviagen Anadolu seminar focuses on parent stock and broiler health
BELEK, ANTALYA, TURKEY, 13 November 2018 - Ross customers throughout Turkey exchanged ideas on nutrition and current issues
MSD Animal Health expands facility capacity and capability to its manufacturing, packaging, and warehousing site in Milton Keynes, UK
UK, 12 November 2018 - Ribbon-cutting ceremony marks milestone of expanding local site to support product demand
Upgrade your farm’s fire safety
Minimise the effects of fire losses in livestock and poultry buildings by following these basic guidelines and implementing a fire plan.
Cage-free egg production in Brazil: Not a matter of "what" but "how"
BRAZIL, 12 November 2018 - Last month, FAI Brazil and Humane Society International (HSI) hosted the second Meeting on the Corporate Movement for Cage-Free Egg Production
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.


Global Poultry Industry News

   United Kingdom

How will UK agriculture respond to the new climate change report?
Brexit agreement reached by UK and EU
Underfloor, geo-thermal heating keeps Llyr’s hens happy and laying
2019 Nuffield Farming Scholars announced
Vulnerable group advice helps serve up strong egg sales

   United States

USDA sued over insufficient certification of labelling claims
Turkey prices reach 10-year low
Tyson reports lower consumer demand for chicken in US
Trump's trade war plunging demand for chicken as cheap pork fills the shelves
UK poultry farmers "petrified" by a trade deal with the US
One death linked to Salmonella outbreak in California
Worker safety record showing continued improvement
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

   Global

"We need you to handle antimicrobials with care," says OIE
USDA releases updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report

   Turkey

Egg production declines while chicken sees moderate gains in Turkey

   Taiwan

Taiwan working to "eradicate" avian influenza

   Brazil

Brazil's JBS: chicken sales drop while beef remains strong
Brazil's BRF turnaround will take at least 2 years, says CEO

   Germany

A market-ready method for gender identification in hatching eggs

Featured Book

Probiotics in Poultry

Probiotics in Poultry

The chapters of this book illustrate various studies which show the efficacy of probiotics in reducing livestock and poultry diseases, potentially reducing the need for antibiotic intervention, in addition to improving production performance.

Order Now


Events/Promotions

Antimicrobial Resistance
Join the discussions on ThePoultrySite Forum

Biomin - Science & Solutions
Aviagen - Ross 400 Club
IPPE 2019- International Production & Processing Expo
Nutriad - We Know Poultry

Sponsors

Boehringer Ingelheim
Poultry Health Today - Visit the VFD news center, Take the VFD quiz
Blancius - Its all in the detail - DSM
MSD Animal Health - High Quality Poultry Science Award
Vectormune - Ceva
Georgia Poultry - Maximized Cooling, Evaporative Cooling Systems
Biomin - Naturally Ahead
Cobb 500
Drinking Systems - Top Quality Only From Big Dutchman

Partners

Jansen Poultry Equipment
Axcentive
Eimeria Prevention by HIPRA
Vencomatic - Complete solutions in poultry equipment
Novus International

Hatchery automation systems
Nutriad - We Know Poultry
Petersime - Maximize your profit for life
Hy-Line International

Advertisers

The Pig, Poultry, Beef, Fish, Dairy, Meat, Cattle, Crop & Bioenergy Sites From 5M Publishing From 5M Publishing

unsubscribe from this list | update subscription preferences

Our Sponsors

Partners


Seasonal Picks

Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics: The Evolving Story of Our Relationship with Farm Animals