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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU Outlines Priorities Ahead of 2015 General Election
UK - A Government that understands farm businesses, wants agriculture to grow and has the policies that send the right signals to farmers, are the key messages in the NFU’s farming manifesto launched today (Wednesday) ahead of next year’s General...
Poultry Industry News from European Union MSD Animal Health Receives Marketing Authorisation for NOBILIS
EU - Merck Animal Health (MSD) announced on the 17 September that, following a positive opinion from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP), the European Commission has granted the marketing authorisation for the veterinary medicinal...
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria N14m Frozen Poultry Products Seized and Destroyed in Nigeria
NIGERIA - The onslaught against smugglers by the Nigeria Customs Service continued last week when the special anti-smuggling task force of the Comptroller General, Abdullahi Dikko Inde, intercepted two vans loaded with 2,000 cartons of frozen poultry...
Poultry Industry News from United States New FSIS Salmonella Performance Standards
US - A top official with USDA’s Food Safety and inspection Service (FSIS) told a meat industry conference that ended Sunday in Charleston, SC, to expect new performance standards for Salmonella....
Poultry Industry News from Thailand Young Poultry Veterinarian of the Year Winner Announced
THAILAND - Zoetis Inc. announced Adrian Knoetze, from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is the 2014 winner of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) - Zoetis Young Veterinarian of the Year award....
Poultry Industry News from Global Russian Ban Will Not Derail Bullish Margin Outlook, Reports Rabobank
GLOBAL - The Russian ban will not derail the bullish outlook for poultry meat prices according to Rabobank’s Poultry Quarterly Q3 report. Strong fundamentals will promote further margin improvements in almost all regions of the world. ...
Poultry Industry News from Russian Federation Cherkizovo Group Will Substantially Increase the Production of Poultry
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group plans to substantially increase the production of poultry and pork in Voronezh Region by investing nearly 4 billion rubles in business development. Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cherkizovo Group Igor Babaev made this...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Efficiency, Investment and Performance Top Agenda at Latest Aviagen School
SCOTLAND, UK - The 3rd Aviagen® Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) production management school breeder module has taken place in Edinburgh this September. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Southwest Specialty Eggs Acquires New Franchise in California, Nevada
US - Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. has announced that Southwest Specialty Eggs, LLC, the Company’s joint venture with Hickman’s Egg Ranch, Inc., has acquired the Egg-Land’s Best, Inc. franchise for the southern California markets, including Clark County...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Joining Solar Farms to Livestock Production
UK - New guidelines have been published to show the best practice for coupling conventional agriculture and ground-mounted solar electricity generation....
Poultry Industry News from European Union New Agriculture Commissioner Told to Simplify Greening, Payments
EU - Simplification of the direct payments in the Common Agricultural Policy and greening are two of the issues that have been put top of the list of priorities for the new European Commissioner for agriculture designate, Phil Hogan....
Poultry Industry News from Finland Infectious Bronchitis Detected in Finland
FINLAND - The Finnish Food Safety Agency Evira and the University of Helsinki Faculty of Veterinary Medicine have jointly studied the emergence of infectious bronchitis (IB) in chickens in Finland....
Poultry Industry News from United States Chicken Producers Hit Back at Article on Use of Antibiotics in Chicken Feed
US - US chicken producers have hit back at criticism levelled at it in an article from the newsagency Reuters, claiming that antibiotics used in human medicine are frequently used as growth promoters in feed for chickens....
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Ag Officer Calls for Increased Tax Rate on Poultry Imports
BARBADOS - Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society, James Paul, remains adamant that poultry imports should carry a heavier tax rate....
Poultry Industry News from Israel Further Newcastle Disease Outbreaks in Israel Affect Egg Layers
ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported two further outbreaks of Newcastle disease at poultry farms located in Hazafon....
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Imo Modern Poultry Begins Sale of Birds
NIGERIA - The Imo Modern Poultry, Avutu, which had remained moribund for over 20 years, has received a boost by the Governor Rochas Okorocha's government as part of its efforts to create employment opportunities, promote agriculture as well as boost the...
Poultry Industry News from Australia RIRDC Seeks Chicken Meat Advisory Panel Members
AUSTRALIA - The Rural Industries R&D Corporation (RIRDC) is seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals for several positions on the RIRDC Chicken Meat Industry Advisory Panel....
Poultry Industry News from Germany Food Retailers Demand Return to Non-GM Feed
GERMANY - The German food retailers have demanded from the German Poultry Association (ZDG) to stop using genetically modified (GM) feed starting from 1 January 2015. ...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Farm Bureau Leads Delegation to Reduce Trade Barriers Abroad
EU - American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman is leading a delegation of the organization’s leaders to Europe this week to discuss efforts to increase trade through comprehensive agreements that would reduce, if not eliminate, government-imposed...
Poultry Industry News from Lao Low Path Avian Flu Virus Detected in Laos
LAOS - The Laotian veterinary authorities have reported the detection of low pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in Luangprabang....
Monday, September 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Concerns Raised over Future Safety of UK Food Imports
ANALYSIS - Concern is rising in the UK over the safety of imported meat and food products after funding for non-statutory residue testing is withdrawn at the end of the financial year....
Poultry Industry News from Germany EuroTier Event to Explore Impacts of Trade Deal on Animal Production
GERMANY - The targeted Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union (EU) and the USA is currently the subject of lively debate and will be discussed at EuroTier 2014....
Poultry Industry News from Australia McDonald's Commitment to Phase out Cage Eggs in Australia
AUSTRALIA - McDonald's announces the good news: by the end of 2017, no hen will suffer in a cage to produce eggs for McDonald's Australia....
Poultry Industry News from India FAO to Help India Develop Agriculture, Food Security
INDIA - The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, have agreed on how to strengthen efforts to promote India’s food security and sustainable agricultural development during talks held in New Delhi....
Poultry Industry News from United States Foster Farms Invests $75 Million in Salmonella Programme
US – US integrated poultry processor, Fosters Farms, at the centre of a major Salmonella outbreak this year, has invested $75 million to develop a programme to reduce Salmonella at each stage of the production process....
 
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