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28 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Meets Department on Regional Vet Labs
IRELAND - Meeting with senior Department of Agriculture officials this week, IFA President Joe Healy said the current Regional Veterinary Laboratory structure is recognised internationally as the optimum disease surveillance structure and must be built...
Poultry Industry News from Armenia Armenian Poultry Union Proposes to Defer VAT for Feed, Chickens
ARMENIA - The Union of Poultry Breeders of Armenia has proposed a bill on deferral of VAT for grain food and chickens for poultry plants, Chairman of the Union of Poultry Breeders of Armenia, Sergey Stepanyan said during the international forum of the...
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Nigerian Customs Destroys Imported Poultry Products
NIGERIA - Over 102,099 cartons of frozen poultry products worth N1.27 billion illegally imported into the country have been destroyed by the Nigerian Customs Service....
Poultry Industry News from United States Rooster Testes Used to Learn How Body Fights Viruses
US - Our bodies are constantly under siege by foreign invaders; viruses, bacteria and parasites that want to infiltrate our cells....
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Broiler Production Up 2% During March
US - The total US meat supply situation for the first quarter of the year is close to being finalized, all that is needed are imports and exports during March, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
27 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Iran, Viet Nam Report More H5N1 Outbreaks
IRAN & VIET NAM - The highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus struck birds in Iran and Vietnam, as H5N8 outbreaks continue in Europe, including at a large poultry farm in Sweden, according to the latest notifications from the World Organization for...
Poultry Industry News from United States Calysta, Cargill Officially Break Ground on New Feed Production Plant
US - NouriTech and its lead investors, Calysta, Inc. and Cargill, were joined by state and local elected officials yesterday to officially break ground on a 37-acre Memphis feed production facility. ...
Poultry Industry News from Taiwan Over 42,000 Egg-laying Chickens to be Culled Over Dioxin Scare
TAIWAN - Over 42,000 egg-laying hens at Hung Chang farm in Changhua County, central Taiwan, will be culled Friday after recent tests confirmed that the farm has been supplying eggs containing excessive levels of dioxin residues, according to the county's...
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Navis Capital Acquires Majority Stake in Mainland Poultry
NEW ZEALAND - Private equity firm Navis Capital has acquired a majority stake in Mainland Poultry, whose businesses include New Zealand’s biggest egg producer, and is reportedly interested in buying Freshmax, the Australian-registered, NZ-based fruit...
26 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: End of March Frozen Chicken Inventory Down 3%
US - The highlight of the USDA-NASS (National Agriculture Statistic Service) "Cold Storage" report released 24 April was the decline in frozen beef inventories, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Welcomes Lifting of Poultry Restrictions
IRELAND - IFA National Poultry Chairman Nigel Renaghan has welcomed yesterday's announcement by the Department of Agriculture that the requirement to house poultry to protect against avian influenza has been lifted....
Poultry Industry News from China Food Prices Continue to Dip in China
CHINA - The average price of food in 50 Chinese cities continued to drop between 11 April and 20 April, official data showed Monday....
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Go-ahead for Cobb grandparent project in New Zealand
SILOAM SRINGS, ARKANSAS, USA: Cobb-Vantress, Inc. has received approval from the Overseas Investment Office to proceed with the purchase of land in New Zealand to develop a facility to produce grandparent broiler breeding stock primarily for the Asia-Pacific...
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Co-op Launches Livestock Feed, Maize Meal Processing Facility
SOUTH AFRICA - In a quest to enter the commercial agro-processing and meat production market, the Mount Frere-based Matyeni Agricultural Co-operative in the Alfred Nzo district of the Eastern Cape, launched a processing facility which produces livestock...
Poultry Industry News from France IEC Young Egg Leaders Meet with OIE
FRANCE - The latest intake of IEC Young Egg Leaders met with Director General Dr Monique Eliot and other senior officials at the Paris Headquarters of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), along with Julian Madeley Director General of the IEC...
Poultry Industry News from United States National Turkey Federation Applauds Senate Confirmation of Ag Secretary
US - The National Turkey Federation and America’s turkey producers applaud the Senate’s confirmation of Sonny Perdue as the 31st US Secretary of Agriculture. ...
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago T&T Lifts Ban on Imports of Corned Beef, Chicken Products
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - The ban on meat products imported from Brazil has been lifted by the Ministry of Agriculture....
Poultry Industry News from China Expert Calls for Greater Efforts to Fight H7N9 Flu
CHINA - China has worked hard to prevent and control the spread of the H7N9 influenza virus, which this winter registered its largest outbreak since first being reported in China in 2013, but greater efforts are needed against the contagious disease,...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Speedy Egg Breakfasts That Pack Protein Punch
UK - For a healthy breakfast on the go, it’s easy to default to what’s on the coffee shop shelf on the way to work, but British Lion eggs has proved that it’s just as easy to make your own speedy egg breakfasts at home....
Poultry Industry News from Canada Patience in Assessing Survival of Fall Seeded Cereal Crops Urged
CANADA - The Executive Director of Winter Cereals Canada is calling for patience as winter cereal growers assess the viability of crops that were planted last fall, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Poultry Industry News from China Nutriad appoints new technical manager in China
Multinational feed additive producer Nutriad announced the appointment of Dr Wei Wang as Technical Manager for China. As part of an ongoing strategy to increase its presence in this dynamic market, Nutriad continues to invest in building technical and...
25 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from India Odisha Govt Orders Probe Into Sale of Plastic Eggs
INDIA - The Odisha government has asked Food Safety Commission officials to probe the alleged sale of plastic eggs in the markets of the state capital, Bhubaneswar....
Poultry Industry News from Taiwan FDA Hunts Eggs Over Dioxin Fears
TAIWAN - Following the recall of nearly 7 tonnes of eggs over fears they contain high levels of dioxin, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Sunday (23 April) said it has inspected 688 retailers and eateries and found them to be free of the questionable...
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong HK's Fresh Retail Chicken Shops May Make Comeback
HONG KONG - Chicken rules the roost when it comes to Cantonese cuisine, and the fresher the better. But past government efforts to discourage retail sales of live chickens had almost put the once ubiquitous chicken shop on the endangered list....
 
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