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22 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb introduces MV male to Chinese market
The advantages of the new Cobb MV male were outlined to more than 200 delegates at seminars for the Chinese market held in Kaifeng, Henan Province, and Haicheng, Liaoning Province....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Nutriad appoints business development manager
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad announced the appointment of Ms. Karen de Ridder as Business Development Manager Preservation & Functional Ingredients. Around the world, the Belgium headquartered company continues to invest in their technical...
Poultry Industry News from United States Lapses in biosecurity: Veterinarian urges poultry companies to avoid these mistakes
Biosecurity needs to be approached as a comprehensive process, not as a series of segregated actions, according to Jean Sander, DVM, senior technical services veterinarian for Zoetis....
Poultry Industry News from United States Paw quality in broilers: Why it’s important
Footpad dermatitis is a major concern in broiler chickens because it adversely affects animal welfare. There’s also an increased demand for chicken paws from overseas markets. In fact, in recent years, the value of the paw market to China alone reached...
Poultry Industry News from United States Mycoplasma in poultry: Often overlooked but still costly
The incidence of Mycoplasma gallisepticum is currently low in broiler and broiler breeder flocks thanks to decades of effort by the US poultry industry, but producers should maintain their guard to prevent a resurgence of the disease, cautions Naola Ferguson-Noel,...
21 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada 'Raised by a Canadian Farmer' Means Even More Now
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada has expanded its "Raised by a Canadian Farmer" brand to incorporate the programs that farmers use to raise their birds to the highest standards of care, quality and sustainability....
Poultry Industry News from Global Conflicts Drag Down Food Security Amid Growing Global Food Output
GLOBAL - Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related shocks are affecting progress towards hunger...
Poultry Industry News from Global Surging Costs Spice up Asian Inflation Outlook
ASIA - Radish prices jumped 71 per cent from a year earlier in South Korea last month. In India, prices for tomatoes and onions have doubled from a year ago....
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Chicken Consumption Higher Than Supply in SA
SOUTH AFRICA - The US has defended its controversial stance on chicken exports to the beleaguered domestic poultry industry, saying chicken consumption exceeded production in South Africa....
Poultry Industry News from Malaysia Egg, Poultry Producer Moves Into E-grocery
MALAYSIA - Egg and poultry producer Lay Hong Bhd is close to buying a stake in a listed logistics company as it seeks to enter the e-grocery and same day delivery business in Malaysia....
20 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Trump Administration Brings New Poultry Challenges, Opportunities
US - During a panel on global trends at the International Pork and Poultry Show (SIAVS) in São Paulo, James H Sumner, President of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and President of the International Poultry Council (IPC), addressed the...
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Accepting Broiler, Turkey Research Pre-Proposals
US - The USPOULTRY Board Research Initiative is requesting pre-proposals in four areas: Clostridium enteritis in broilers, reovirus vaccines for turkeys, intestinal protozoa of turkeys and the euthanasia of large birds. The deadline for pre-proposal submission...
Poultry Industry News from India PCB Plans Closure of Illegal Chicken Shops
INDIA - The Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) has decided to take action against illegal chicken shops operating within its limits which are responsible for creating unhygienic conditions in the area....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Wake up to British Egg Week
UK - With British Egg Week 2017 (9-15 October) coming up, British Lion eggs has developed a toolkit to help retailers, food manufacturers and caterers to make the most of the week....
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Fairhill Chickens’ Production Down 25%
ZIMBABWE - Gweru-based poultry producer, Fairhill Chickens’ production has plummeted by more than 25 per cent owing to the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza virus commonly known as bird flu, which broke out in the country in May....
Poultry Industry News from Bulgaria Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Bulgaria
BULGARIA - A batch of 215,000 fipronil-tainted eggs has been found in a warehouse and in shops in Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria, an official said Tuesday....
Poultry Industry News from Canada Farmers Advised to Adjust to Higher Canadian Dollar
CANADA - The Chief Agricultural Economist with FCC is advising farmers to be prepared for the impact of increasing interest rates on the value of the Canadian dollar, writes Bruce Cochrane....
19 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global World Hunger on the Rise Again, Says New Report by UN
GLOBAL - After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new edition of the annual United Nations report on world food security and nutrition...
Poultry Industry News from Taiwan Taipei Wholesaler Found Selling Insecticide-tainted Eggs
TAIWAN - Random egg samples from a wholesaler in Taipei have been found to contain traces of the insecticide fipronil, and a recall order has been issued to all the businesses it supplies, the city's Department of Health said in a report Monday....
Poultry Industry News from Malaysia Poultry Stocks to Gain from Lower Feedstock Prices?
MALAYSIA - The decrease in corn and soybean prices due to a bumper harvest in the United States, coupled with the slight appreciation of the ringgit against the greenback, will result in cost-saving for the local poultry players....
Poultry Industry News from Bulgaria Bulgarian Farms with Fipronil-tainted Eggs Remain Closed
BULGARIA - Three farms where eggs were found with fipronil remain shut down, reports Sega. ...
Poultry Industry News from Turkey Aviagen Anadolu welcomes new Ross 140 and 400 club members and holds first awards ceremony in Sapanca
Aviagen® Anadolu has announced its 2017 Ross® 400 and 140 Club winners, who will be awarded in separate ceremonies throughout the country. Aviagen established Ross 400 and 140 Clubs to recognize customers who have realized exceptional results with Ross...
18 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Thailand Cargill Expands Thailand-based Animal Nutrition Business
THAILAND - Cargill’s animal feed and nutrition business is expanding its capabilities in Thailand by acquiring a feed mill in Prachinburi province in Thailand....
Poultry Industry News from United States Aviagen appoints Eduardo Souza Vice President, research and development, North America
Aviagen® has announced that Eduardo Souza has accepted the position of Vice President of Research and Development for Aviagen’s North American region, effective Aug. 23....
Poultry Industry News from Zambia Tiger Chicks hosts Indian river broiler farmer workshop in Zambia
Indian River® customer Tiger Chicks hosted an informative workshop for 73 broiler farmers recently in Lusaka, Zambia. Tiger Chicks, a business unit of leading South African integrated poultry producer Astral Foods, is a breeder farm and hatchery that...
 
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