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Ryan Johnson - ThePoultrySite Editor

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Editor’s weekly picks

UK group evaluates Campylobacter reduction methods

A recent longitudinal study found that offering financial incentives and ceasing the practice of thinning led to a reduction in the prevalence of Campylobacter. The study, which was done by the UK-based FAI and 2 Sisters Food Group, was conducted in an effort to lower the prevalence of the bacteria.

Campylobacter is the UK’s leading cause of food poisoning. Each year, the bacterial infection causes 280,000 cases of acute enteritis and 100 deaths in the UK. Four in five cases of campylobacteriosis in people can be traced back to contaminated chicken. Furthermore, the study found that there is a correlation between its pervasiveness in poultry flocks and risk of human infection. As a result, it is considered a ‘One Health’ challenge.

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IBV vaccination protects broilers despite ammonia exposure

A recent study corroborates previous findings that broilers properly vaccinated for infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) are protected from IBV challenge despite exposure to moderate levels of ammonia.

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This Week's Articles and Analysis

Mortality composting the right way: Tips for poultry producers
Mortality disposal is critical to every poultry farm’s biosecurity programme. Composting is a safe, biosecure and efficient way of managing everyday losses. However, it must be done correctly or issues can arise

Great leadership delivers great results by Zoetis CEO, Juan Ramón Alaix
Zoetis Chief Executive Officer Juan Ramón Alaix offers his perspective on the qualities and attributes of leaders who deliver great business results.

IBV vaccination protects broilers despite ammonia exposure
A recent study corroborates previous findings that broilers properly vaccinated for infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) are protected from IBV challenge despite exposure to moderate levels of ammonia

UK group evaluates Campylobacter reduction methods
A recent longitudinal study found that offering financial incentives and ceasing the practice of thinning led to a reduction in the prevalence of Campylobacter

Company News

Lack of approved medications continues to stymie welfare-minded turkey producers
Another year, another survey and more long faces on US turkey producers frustrated by the lack of approved, efficacious medications — a problem they rated as the top health issue threatening production.
Nutriad premium sponsor of 1st Latin American Poultry Nutrition Conference.
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, supported the first Latin American Poultry and Nutrition Conference (LPN) held in Miami (USA) in October as a premium sponsor.
Cobb investing in grandparent production in Turkey
TURKEY, 20 November 2018 - Five years after its first chicks hatched, Cobb Turkey has announced plans to invest more than €2 million ($2.353 million) to create a grandparent stock operation in the country
IBV vaccination protects broilers despite ammonia exposure
A recent study corroborates previous findings that broilers properly vaccinated for infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) are protected from IBV challenge despite exposure to moderate levels of ammonia
Meeting of great industry minds at first-ever Latin American Poultry and Nutrition Congress
Aviagen featured expert speakers and diverse offering of poultry breeding stock
TIBA Gives Indian River excellent visibility at AGRENA 2018
SCOTLAND, 15 November 2018 - TIBA, the Indian River distributor for Egypt, sponsored the largest, fully dedicated stand for a broiler breeder at the AGRENA show in October, 2018
Cobb Europe talks uniformity at grandparent stock seminar
Cobb Europe’s EMEA Grandparent Technical Seminar delivered one constant message for distributors from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa: uniformity.
IPPE Insights: Red mite solution for poultry available in EU
USA, 20 November 2018 - Red mites are a huge problem worldwide, costing the poultry industry hundreds of millions of dollars annually.
Cobb Asia-Pacific team celebrates banner year
Late last month, the Cobb Asia-Pacific team gathered in Cebu, Philippines, to reflect on the region’s 2018 achievements and plan for the year ahead.
Aviagen LLC takes home the gold
Poultry breeding company wins Quality Award at Golden Autumn 2018 in Moscow
Evaporative media test chamber
Evaporative pads, used on poultry or livestock buildings, require scheduled routine maintenance to remain effective. A recent addition to Hog Slat Inc.’s engineering facility will help provide producers with information focused on increasing the useful life of cool cell pads.
Market Reports


Global Poultry Industry News

   United States

Thanksgiving profit: How much do turkey producers take home on thanksgiving?
Minnesota Turkey Growers donate 12,350 pounds of turkey
Arkansas lawmakers ask small business administration to maintain vital programme for family poultry farms
Summit to feature advancements in industry sustainability programs

   United Kingdom

Opportunities for UK organic sector abounds, but new ag policy will be critical
Red tractor launches bid to become flagship of British food & farming
Silicon supplement could improve bone strength and welfare of millions of chickens a year
UK farmers' unions comment on draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement
Vulnerable group advice helps serve up strong egg sales
New report shows progress in achieving farm antibiotic targets

   Ukraine

Ukraine's MHP to buy Slovenian poultry firm Perutnina Ptuj

   China

Consumer inflation eases in October
China devoted to combating bird flu

   Mexico

Mexico authorises 26 new Brazil meat plants to export chicken

   Brazil

Brazil's record soy exports to China could expand further
Brazil's BRF, JBS benefit from Mexico's approval of new chicken plants

   Global

Bird flu viruses could escape vaccine immunity while increasing potential to infect humans
Farmers, frontline defenders against antimicrobial resistance

   South Africa

Chicken feed big money for Astral

   Egypt

Egyptian government to adopt law banning live poultry distribution

   Germany

Germany tackles antimicrobial resistance

   Bosnia and Herzegovina

BfR and BVL simulate food crisis in Bosnia and Herzegovina

   Canada

Canada announces investments in greenhouse gas emission-reduction on the farm

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