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Thursday 13th December 2018.


Ryan Johnson - ThePoultrySite Editor

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Editor’s weekly pick

Avian influenza: 2018 and beyond

Avian influenza causes vast economic losses throughout the world. Since the emergence of the highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses, they have already become enzootic in some countries, infecting domestic and wild birds, and continue to cause outbreaks in poultry, as well as sporadic human infections. These viruses are diversifying genetically and antigenically, calling for new research developments towards better control of the disease

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This Week's Articles and Analysis

Vaccination strategies in the context of antibiotic reduction
Tools for the reduction or substitution of antibiotics in animal feed diets are already available. However, vaccination remains the most important tool for disease prevention. A different antibiotic strategy now needs to be applied, one that incorporates their prudent use.

Salmonella, Mycoplasma and Avian Influenza monitoring in parent breeder flocks
The following breeder flock disease monitoring and testing protocols are based on the NPIP and are meant to serve as a guideline to breeder producers.

Avian influenza: 2018 and beyond
Avian influenza causes vast economic losses throughout the world. Since the emergence of the highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses, they have already become enzootic in some countries, infecting domestic and wild birds, and continue to cause outbreaks in poultry, as well as sporadic human infections. These viruses are diversifying genetically and antigenically, calling for new research developments towards better control of the disease

Nutriad 2018 mycotoxin survey in France: High levels of deoxynivalenol identified
In the last 30 years it has become clearer that commonly occurring fungi growing in foods and feeds may produce toxins, known as mycotoxins. These toxins have been responsible for major epidemics in man and animals in the past.

Nutriad Great Britain and Ireland 2018 mycotoxin survey in wheat
The presence of mycotoxins in feed and foodstuffs is an important concern for human and animal health. Aspergillus, Fusarium and Claviceps species of fungi are ubiquitous in nature and under ideal conditions, often infect crops and forages in the field, during storage, shipment and processing.

Nutriad Poland 2018: Survey of mycotoxins in wheat
Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by microfungi that are capable of causing disease and death in humans and other animals.

Company News

Can water treatments help reduce Salmonella levels before processing?
Feed withdrawal before moving broilers to the processing plant appears to increase their susceptibility to Salmonella, indicates research from the University of Georgia.
SHIC establishes diagnostic strategies to get ahead of disease
If knowledge is power, being prepared is security. Both are drivers behind the Swine Health Information Center’s (SHIC) program to share information among the nation’s four major swine veterinary diagnostic laboratories.
Cobb Europe relief team leader wins 2018 Zoetis / BPC Trainee Award
Jonathan Bowen, who began to work with poultry little over three years ago after starting his career in the Royal Navy, is the 2018 winner of the Zoetis / British Poultry Council Trainee Award.
Is genetics the key for lasting IBV immunity?
Manipulating the immune response may be one way infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is controlled in the future, predict researchers studying genetic lines of poultry.
OX Days in Egypt: sharing incubation knowledge and experiences
The Petersime Operational Excellence Days are booming! Another edition of our event for sharing information, knowledge and experiences about incubation took place in Egypt in October.
E.coli: Fewer antibiotics means more biosecurity
The threat of E.coli infection in poultry farms has never been far away. It continues to be one of the most important sources of economic and welfare problems in poultry production.


Global Poultry Industry News

   European Union

EU citizens want more transparent food safety studies

   Global

GIRA forecasts strong global demand for meat
Innovation and joint action needed to achieve sustainable agriculture and food systems

   India

Kerala poultry business expects revival after Christmas

   Ukraine

Ukraine increases poultry export

   Pakistan

FPCCI hails PM’s poultry-based poverty alleviation move

   United States

Farm Bureau board endorses USMCA agreement
Coalition applauds animal health provisions in 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report
Costco sets stricter standards for antibiotic use by poultry suppliers
How does Blackhead disease spread? New research sheds light
Fire kills over 50,000 chickens at Illinois egg facility
Foie gras off Amazon.com's menu in California after settlement
USPOULTRY releases seventh video in series highlighting poultry, egg farm environmental stewardship
Chicken Council's new website shares info on how broilers are raised, produced in US
New food purchasing programme in DC schools to improve animal welfare
Inaugural Latin American Poultry Summit to focus on broiler, layer production and processing

   United Kingdom

NFU's new report highlights role of farming in enhancing the environment
Trees can help mitigate ammonia emissions from farming
British Poultry Council launches Vision 2019 initiative
Treated imports could change shoppers' minds on meat

   Angola

Angola spends US$66 million on chicken importing

   Haiti

Jamaica Broilers increases stake in Haiti operation

   Malaysia

Malaysia may stop or limit egg exports to maintain local market supply, says Minister
Egg prices go up, ministry checks for cartel elements
Corn the answer to soaring poultry feed prices, says Ag Minister

   Russian Federation

Cherkizovo Group reports increase in poultry sales during November
Cherkizovo Group completes acquisition of Altaisky Broiler

   Japan

Lawson tests fried chicken-dispensing robot in Tokyo

   China

Changes could help to improve China's food safety

   Taiwan

Carrefour launches promotion zones for cage-free eggs

   Kazakhstan

Egg, poultry prices may double in Almaty region

   Denmark

Research enables food sector to reuse water to wash chicken feet

   Zimbabwe

Puma Energy partners with Chicken Hut

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.

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